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Visual Splendor: Decorative Arts & Photography

Wed, Jan 24, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 482

2 Warren MacKenzie Ceramic Bowls - Stamped

Estimate: $150 - $300

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Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Group of two studio ceramic bowls or cups. Glazed stoneware, each stamped along the footrim.

Warren MacKenzie was a renowned Minnesota studio potter. A student of Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, he is credited with bringing the functional Mingei tradition to the United States, and spreading it through his own art and mentorship of students during his long tenure at the University of Minnesota.

(Shorter) Height: 3 in x diameter: 5 in. (Taller) Height: 3 1/2 in x diameter: 5 3/4 in.

Condition

The smaller bowl shows no signs of chips, cracks or loss. There is wear throughout both items, in particular along the footrim, as expected from age and use. the larger bowl has a chip along the outside of the rim (1/8 inch long) but is otherwise sound and intact.

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