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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 89

Warren MacKenzie Barbed Wire Ceramic Plate

Estimate: $150 - $300

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Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Studio ceramic pottery plate. Stoneware with a matte white oatmeal glaze. Two sides of the plate with a thicker, brushed on glaze, providing a two-toned effect. With barbed wire decoration along the center. Not marked.

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: 2 1/4 in x diameter: 15 in.

Condition

No chips, cracks, losses, or restorations. Light wear to the footrim.

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