Offered is an art pottery bowl from Hungary by Geza Gorka (1894-1971) made in the 1960’s. This abstract expressionistic earthenware bowl is six sided with a dramatic black and white patterned satin glaze. The bowl measures approximately 2 ½” (H) 5 ¾” (D). It is in excellent vintage condition with no apparent chips or cracks and signed on the base as shown. Geza Gorka was one of the founders of modern Hungarian ceramic art. A master of color and glaze, his simplified modernist ornamental and functional pieces were influenced by folk pottery, German expressionism and art deco. He was a member of the directorial board of the Association of Hungarian Designers from 1930. The Gorka Ceramics Museum was opened in his former home and workshop in 1972.