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Kent Forrest Ipsen studio glass centerpiece bowl (American, 1933-2012) blue/green with purple and gold accents. etched signature to underside
4775
dated 1972

Kent Forrest Ipsen may be regarded as one of the pioneers of the Studio Glass movement in the United States. He formerly chaired the crafts department and founded the glass program at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts. His pieces are in the private collections at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Vatican Museum; etched signature 'Kent F. Ipsen '72'; excellent vintage condition

Height: 
2 3/4"
Diameter: 
17 3/4"
$2,200
Available
rare and large english burmantofts faience teal-glazed pierce-work jardinière/urn/pot
4751
late 19th century

a fine example from the Leeds factory Burmantofts faïence, with pierced neck and shoulder and adorned overall with incised decoration; excellent antique condition with overall minor wear consistent with age; stamped to underside 'Burmantofts Faience, 504 EAS', examples of Burmantofts faience can be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum Ceramic collection

Height: 
13"
Diameter: 
16"
$3,250
Available
a large and striking cast glass and copper leaf bowl; signed 'Bucquet 2000'
4717
dated 2000

the impressively large and heavy hot cast glass bowl with copper metal leaf adornment; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; George Bucquet and his small team of artisans use a process of pouring hot glass, thick and translucent, into hand-made molds; after up to eight days of cooling, each piece is hand painted using a metallic palette of gold, silver, and copper leaf. Bucquet has established a national reputation for his unique and striking cast glass bowls.

 

 

Height: 
5"
Diameter: 
21 1/2"
$3,200
Available
 large-scaled american rookwood 1940's art pottery celadon glazed cabbage-leaf bowl
4711
1940's

impressed with Rookwood flame mark; the well-detailed deep bowl depicting large overlapping cabbage leaves with flared undulating rim all tapering to a short foot; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; 
Rookwood has the distinction of being the first manufacturing company in the United States founded by a female, Maria Longworth Nichols (Cincinnati, OH, 1880)  The name was chosen because of the many rooks, also known as crows, on her father’s estate and added “wood” in recognition of Wedgwood

Height: 
5 1/2"
Width: 
14"
Depth: 
11 3/4"
$1,475
Available
a large and impressive murano 1960's amorphic-shaped bowl with encased swirl decoration
4680
1960's

of impressive size, the cased glass bowl with swirl decoration in brown, gold and copper on a butter-yellow ground; excellent condition

Height: 
4"
Width: 
17 1/2"
Depth: 
15"
$1,600
Available
a charming set of five vintage american brass crabs with articulated arms
4665
1960's

each well-rendered crab with moving joints with hinged bodies; some pitting and overall wear

Height: 
1 1/2" - 2"
Width: 
7" - 7 1/2"
Depth: 
5" - 7 1/2"
$1,850
Sold
a shapely pair of american 1970's pewter clam shell bowls
4568
1970's

each of dramatic form depicting undulating clam shells; overall weathered surface 

Height: 
8"
Width: 
18 1/4"
Depth: 
12"
$1,450
Sold
 large and rare american indian zuni pueblo polychromed earthenware pot
60380
circa 1900

the portly earthenware vessel adored overall with black and red painted chevron designs;  the Zuni Pueblo is the largest pueblo, located in western-central New Mexico; their pottery is distinguished by red and black painted decoration; overall even wear

Height: 
11 1/2"
Diameter: 
13 1/2"
$2,750
Sold

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