Ray Barger ceramic horse
Exceptional and rare work from the 1930's
4 1/2" tall x 6 1/4" long
Marked R. Barger on bottom
Very good vintage condition
Vintage Red Wing Blue Vase #951, from the 1930’s, with a the top with rounded sides and a scrolled detail on the side, and signed Red Wing 951 on the base. When German immigrants settled in the Mississippi River grain town of Red Wing, Minnesota during the 1860s, they noticed that the local clay was perfect for producing stoneware such as crocks, jugs, and other forms of pottery used for food storage and preparation, as skilled potters. Size: 6” high x 5-1/2” diameter
Van Briggle Blue Vase signed by the artist, with a curved detail with a cross between the curved lines. Van Briggle Pottery was started by Artus Van Briggle in Colorado Springs, Colorado, after 1901. Van Briggle had been a decorator at Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Ohio. He died in 1904 and his wife took over managing the pottery. Dated 1922-1926. Size: 2” high x 3”diameter
Beautifully decorated American Belleek creamer. This circa 1890 creamer was made by the Willets Manufacturing Co. of Trenton, NJ who produced their Belleek ware from about 1883 to 1909. The creamer is decorated with a floral pattern of gold and turquoise. The base is marked as shown in the accompanying photograph with Willets’ mark 2 which was used from the mid 1880's until 1909. The creamer is in excellent condition and measures 3 ½ inches tall and 2 ½ inches in diameter.
Two small vessels by well known American studio potter Tom Turner (currently living and working in North Carolina.) These two pieces are tenmoku glazed and are hand thrown in porcelain (Tom Turner is acknowledged as an American master in this medium). Both are signed by the artist. In excellent condition.
1920's Weller Pottery garden frog in coppertone and green glazes. In excellent condition, no cracks, no repairs, etc, it measures 5" long and 4" high. Incised signature on bottom reads: Weller Pottery
Large and rare ceramic candlestick by Herbert (Herb) Cohen (American, born in New York, lived and worked in North Carolina, 1931-2016). In excellent condition. An early work dating back to the seventies. Marked with Herb's early signature "H". Recently acquired from a Charlotte estate.
Large and rare ceramic vessel by Irwin Touster (American, born 1921). In restored condition. Signed "Touster". Irwin Touster was known as a ceramicist, sculptor, painter, cartoonist, etc.) He studied at the Pratt Institute and at the University of New Hampshire, where he also taught. He established and headed the Ceramic Department at the Brooklyn Museum Art School...
Large footed bowl by Herbert (Herb) Cohen (American, born in New York, lived and worked in North Carolina, 1931-2016). In excellent condition. 10" high, 8" in diameter. Marked with Herb's signature "H". Recently acquired from a Charlotte estate.
Early 20th c Art Pottery unmarked possibly Grueby Van Briggle or New Comb vase. Wonderful vase with 3 lug handles and a raised dot pattern. The glaze is blackish purple , and has a hairline and shown in the close up pictures of the rim, there is no loss and the vase is stable condition.
Oversize bowl by Herbert (Herb) Cohen (American, born in New York, lived and worked in North Carolina, 1931-2016). In excellent condition. Marked with Herb's signature "H". Over 13" across and 6" high. Recently acquired from a Charlotte NC estate.
Beautiful early bowl by Abraham (Abe) Cohn (American, Wisconsin, 1925-2013), circa 1957-1963 (incised signature "acohn"" in script, also numbered 222-1). 6 3/4" in diameter at the top, 4 1/2" high. Abe Cohn studied art in Paris in the studio of Fernand Leger and at the Academie Julien. He was introduced to ceramics early by F. Carlton Ball, and never looked back. From a North Carolina estate.
Stangl large horse head vases
Glazed terra cotta
Trenton, New Jersey
Height - 13"
Length - 12+ inches
Width - 6"
Marked on bottom
Very good vintage condition
Two early works by Ben Owen I, both with incised decoration, salt fired, the smallest with an Art Deco flair and indigo blue repeated pattern within the incised shoulder band. Both signed with the old circular Jugtown Ware mark with a jug.
Maroon blending to black glazed bowl raised on four tripod legs. The outer layer of pottery with random cutouts, the inner lining solid.
6 inches high. 9 1/2 inches diameter. Condition excellent with no chips,cracks, repairs or any other blemishes. This piece has PRESENCE!
A late period Weller Pottery production, this console bowl has naturalistic floriform shape glazed with a mossy sea foam color which blends into slate blue tones at the extremities. The structural condition is excellent, but the interior of the bowl at the base has lost significant amounts of glazing for about a band height 1/2" - 1" all around...
Fine Rookwood studio ceramic vase of dark blending purple and moss green colors in matte glaze. Initialed by the artist Elizabeth Lincoln (LNL); other marks include 1921 date, 6071, and 2102. Structurally sound with a couple of superficial scratches as shown in photo. Offers considered.
Dimension: 6 3/4" h