Ceramics 2

Sculptural Vase #4 by Dena Zemsky

Sculptural Vase #4 by Dena Zemsky
USA, 2018

Hand-built, glazed stoneware vase form.  Signed & dated on underside.
h. 7.5"  diam. 5"

$1,600.

Ref: 10 DZM 10

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Large Vessel with Red Spots by Dena Zemsky

Large Vessel with Red Spots by Dena Zemsky
USA 2017

Hand-built glazed stoneware vase form with relief decoration.  Signed and numbered on underside.
h. 11.5"  diam. 6.5"

$4,200.

Ref: 10 DZM 08

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Studio-Made Porcelain Vase by Tonya Gomez

Studio-Made Porcelain Vase by Tonya Gomez
England
2017

Wheel-thrown porcelain vase with oval formed mouth at top.  Pale blue dripping glaze.  Signed on underside with artists logo.
h. 9.5"  diam. 9"

$1,400.

Ref:  10 TG 01

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“New England Woman,” by Minna Harkavy

“New England Woman,”  by Minna Harkavy
United States
1939

Hand-built terra cotta bust. Signed on lower rear. Published: “American Art Today, Gallery of American Art Today, New York World’s Fair.” Whalen & Goodyear,  pg 201.
*This sculpture was exhibited in the New York 1939 World’s Fair.
h. 19”  w. 12”  d. 10” 

Excellent original condition.

$18,500.

Ref: 08 MH 01

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Studio-built Vase by Pietro Melandri

Studio-built Vase by Pietro Melandri
Italy
c. 1960

Irregular shaped vase with relief glazes in tans and blues depicting abstract figures.  Signed on underside.  A similar formed vase resides at the International Museum of Ceramics Collection, Faenza, Italy.
h. 8.25"  w. 9"  d. 6.5"

Excellent condition.

$5,800.

Ref: 10 PML 01

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Unique Bottle Form Vase by Bruno Gambone

Unique Bottle-Form Vase by Bruno Gambone
Italy
c. 1986

Large-scale, stoneware bottle-form sculpture/vase with incised line decoration to front and back. Off-white matte glaze with brown lip.  Artist-signed at base.
h. 25"  w. 15"  d. 5"

$7,500.

Ref: 10 BG 01

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Plaster Bust of a Man

Plaster Bust of a Man
Italy
c. 1932

Plaster head of a man.  Artist signed, but not legible.  Most likely a Sicilian artist.
h. 19.5"  w. 15"  d. 12"

Excellent condition.

$5,500.

Ref: 08 IT 02

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Hand Built Sculptures by Giovanni Barbera

Hand-built Sculptures by Giovanni Barbera
Italy
1930

Studio-built, earthenware sculptures depicting a young man & woman. Roughly textured and beautifully stylized. Signed and dated by the artist. Barbera lived and worked in Palermo and was very active in the anti-fascist artist movement in Sicily.  Each sculpture is signed "Barbera XI." This Roman numeral references the 11th year of the fascist government, dating these sculptures at 1930.  *Publication references available.
h. 30"  w. 12"  d. 9"  /  h. 29"  w. 11"  d. 8"

Very good condition, with some chips and nicks to surface.  Also, discoloration and one visible repair. 

$28,000. pair

Ref:  08 GBB 01

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Studio Built Ceramic Bottle by Carlo Zauli

Studio Built Ceramic Bottle by Carlo Zauli
Italy
c. 1965

Large bottle form with bulbous body.  Glazed in shades of turquoise and deep-blue with copper crackle running throughout.  Artist-signed on underside.  
h. 12"  diam. 7.5"  

Excellent original condition.

$3,400.

Ref:  10 CZ 04

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Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2017

Studio-built, stoneware vase form with pale blue glaze.  Artist signed and dated on underside.
h. 14"  diam. 6.5"

$2,800.

Ref:  08 RSN 11

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Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2017

Handmade stoneware vase form, with teal blue glaze.  Artist-signed and dated on underside.
h. 15.5"  diam. 5.5"

$2,800.

Ref:  08 RSN 09

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Lidded Box by Gio Ponti for Richard Ginori

Lidded Box by Gio Ponti for Richard Ginori
Italy
1930

Square-shaped porcelain box with lid.  Glazed in red and black with palm frond motif. Signed and dated on underside.  Publication:  Gio Ponti: alla manifattura di Doccia, pg. 69 & 99 for illustrations and sketches of similar examples of this form.
h. 4.5"  w. 3.5"  d. 3.5"

$4,500.

Excellent original condition with minor wear.

Ref:  15 GP 01
 

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Untitled Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2016

High-fired earthenware sculpture with matte glaze in sand tones.  Artist signed on underside.
h. 27"  diam. 12"

$6,500.

Ref:  08 RSN 08

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Untitled, "Blue Twist" Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled "Blue Twist" Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2016

Hand-built stoneware sculpture of organic form, high-fired and glazed in shades of teal blue with great surface reactions. Artist signed and dated on bottom.
h. 30.5"  diam. 10"

$7,500.

Ref:  08 RSN 07

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Carlo Zauli Studio-Built Vase

Carlo Zauli Studio-Built Vase.
Italy

c. 1955

Earthenware vase form with pinched neck.  Rough surface texture with abstract, primitive decoration and glazes of light and dark brown and yellow.  Artist signed on underside.
h. 8"  diam 7"

Excellent original condition.

$3,800.

Ref:  10 CZ 02

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Studio-Built Vase by Marcello Fantoni

Studio-Built Vase by Marcello Fantoni
Italy
1955

Large scale, studio made earthenware vase with textured surface and pinched neck. Raised, multi-colored decoration of a musician in motion.  A great form and beautiful glaze combination.  Signed and dated on the underside.
h. 23"  diam 6"

One small restoration towards the top which is almost invisible to the naked eye and does not detract at all.

$4,900.

Ref: 10 MF 08

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Large Earthenware Bowl by Jana Merlo

Large Earthenware Bowl by Jana Merlo
Italy

1976

Beautiful large bowl glazed in tones of creams, blues & browns.   Signed and dated on underside. 
h. 5"  diam. 18" 

Excellent original condition with a few small chips to underside.

$5,800.

Ref: 15 JM 01

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Studio-made Earthenware Vase by Jana Merlo

Studio-made Earthenware Vase by Jana Merlo
Italy
1982

Great wide-body bottle form with relief waist and spout opening at top.  Glazed in tans & rust colors.  Signed on underside.
h. 8"  diam. 11"

Very good original condition with firing crack on bottom.

$3,400.

Ref: 10 JMO 02

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Large Earthenware Vase by Jana Merlo

Large Earthenware Vase by Jana Merlo
Italy

1982

Hand-built form with rounded shoulders and circular opening at top.  Glazed in tans, rusts, &pale blues.  signed on underside.
h. 11.5"  diam. 9"

Excellent original condition.

$3,800.

Ref: 10 JMO 01

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Studio-Built Coil Vase by Jana Merlo

Studio-Built Coil Vase by Jana Merlo
Italy

1978

Large-scale vase created from a coil technique, with wide body and flaring at top.  Beautiful, asymmetrical form with external glazes in tans and dark browns, and internal green glaze.  Signed on underside.
h. 20"  diam. 14"

Excellent original condition.

$5,800.

Ref: 10 JMO 03

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