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Phoenix Pottery Pair Art Deco Birds 1930s Hollywood

Phoenix Pottery Pair Art Deco Birds 1930s Hollywood

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Ceramics: American: Pottery: Pre 1940: Item # 781446
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
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P.O. Box 771233, Lakewood, OH 44107

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These outstanding art deco sculptures are marked PHOENIX and date to the late 1930s. The birds measure 5.5" t. x 7.5" long and are glazed in a luscious combination of matte dark charcoal gray and thick milky white gloss.

Both figures are also marked with indelible ink 20th C Fox, as they were used as props for several Hollywood movies. One has the ink inventory number 32-2-25074 and the other is 32-2-25075.

Both beaks have a very tiny nick, but otherwise, there are no nicks, chips, hairlines, or repairs.