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January Day 2: Postwar & Contemporary Art

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 399

Set 4 Warren MacKenzie Tea Bowls and Bowls

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Set of four studio pottery ceramic tea bowls and bowls. Glazed stoneware with splashed decoration along the sides. 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.

Bowls, each; Height 3 1/2 in x diameter: 5 3/4 in. Tea Bowls, each; Height: 2 3/4 in x diameter 3 3/4 in.


The bowls are in excellent condition; no visible chips, cracks, or losses. The bowl captured lower left in the lot listing has a possible glue residue near its rim. The bowl, lower right, has a light yellow residue to its exterior. None of the bowls show a sign of restoration under UV light. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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