1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase

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1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase
1960s - 70s Studio Pottery, Crystals in Raised Relief, Turquoise and Indigo Cylinder Ceramic Vase

THE ITEM

This unique studio piece bears postmodern Radical Deco design influences popular between the mid 1960s to the mid 1980s. 

Designers from this movement were keen to overturn the Modernist principles of pure utilitarianism, the lack of ornamentation, mass production; and in turn, mass consumerism. The result was exploration into the blending of influences from historical styles and popular culture. Geometric ornamentation and the reinterpretation was particularly celebrated. 

The simple but elegant cylinder form is glazed in a semi-matte but turquoise and is further decorated by a ring of raised and mildly geometric 'crystals' relief. The crystals are arranged naturally, mimicking natural crystals and the edge of the individual crystal is highlighted with a vivid indigo.  

CONDITION

Excellent, no chips or cracks, there is mild crazing that is commensurable with the age of the piece - please see photos as part of the condition report. The underside of the vase base is signed by the ceramist. 

MEASUREMENTS

c. 5.5" / 14 cm tall (from base to tallest rim) x 3.5" / 9 cm wide (across body's widest point). Rim and base diameter: c. 2.4" / 6 cm

Unpackaged weight: c. 0.5 / 459 g

NOTES

Vase will be securely packaged and shipping will be insured.

Shipping will be combined for multiple items.