Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Group of seven studio pottery ceramic vessels including five tea bowls and two small pitchers. Glazed stoneware. Each marked 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.Height ranges from 2 3/4 in to 4 1/2 in; diameter ranges from 3 in to 4 1/2 in.
All of seven pieces are in excellent condition with no visible chips, cracks, or dents. When inspected under UV light, none of them show any sign of restoration. Five of the pieces have crazing throughout. All have some minor firing, original to the artistic process. Wear to the footrims, consistent with age and use. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any condition questions.
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