Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Tall lidded studio pottery ceramic vessel with three bands encircling the pot. Matte gray stoneware. Double 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.Height: 11 1/4 in x diameter: 8 1/2 in.
There are no visible chips, cracks, losses, or restorations. There is crazing throughout the vessel and the lid. There is an indent along the lowest ridge and near the footrim, likely original to artist production. Light wear along the footrim and along the lid, where the lid and vessel meet, consistent with age and use.
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