Peter Voulkos (American, 1924-2002) Untitled (Plate), 1979 (CR782.0-W) diameter 21in (53cm)

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Lot 1115
Peter Voulkos
(American, 1924-2002)
Untitled (Plate), 1979 (CR782.0-W) diameter 21in (53cm)

Sold for US$ 31,200 inc. premium

Made in California

18 Nov 2008, 14:00 PST

Los Angeles

Peter Voulkos (American, 1924-2002)
Untitled (Plate), 1979 (CR782.0-W)
signed and dated 'Voulkos 79' on the foot
wood fired stoneware plate with porcelain pass-throughs
diameter 21in (53cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property of a Northern Californian Collector (acquired directly from the artist)

    Exhibition:
    CA Clay: Contemporary California Ceramics, University Library Gallery, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, California, September 2 - November 12, 2005

    Literature:
    Victoria Dalkey, "A Malleable Medium: 'CA Clay' Traces Ceramics' Break from Craft to Art", The Sacramento Bee, August 28, 2005

    Note:
    This is one of Voulkos' earliest wood fired plates. It was wheel thrown and manipulated then wood fired in Peter Callas' anagama kiln in Piermont, New York. We would like to thank Sam Jornlin for the catalog information.
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