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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 88

Warren MacKenzie Double-Rim Porcelain Pinch Pot

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Studio porcelain double-rim pinch pot, ca. 1960s-70s. With a white glaze and ovoid yonic opening. Not marked. MacKenzie only worked with porcelain for a short period of time in the 1960s and 1970s.

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


There are small areas of wear along both of the double rims including some light soiling and a few minute fleabite chips. Crazing to the glaze throughout. Light wear to the footrim. There are four felt tabs affixed to the underside. Dirt/debris accumulated along the interior.

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