LOVE love love these 'mid-century modern' pieces. I gotta say I used to really dislike this style of work, but I have come to adore the forms and geometric designs on the surfaces. They seem perfectly proportionate and...well, Yummy!
Harrison McIntosh was born in 1915 and, as a native California artist, ran a studio in Claremont for 60 years. He threw his stoneware pieces and decorated them with the sgrafitto technique or with brushed lines. and shapes.
He was a designer for Mikasa dinnerware and has work in many museums and collections. He lived to be 101.
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July 25, 2017...clayGEEK Artist of the Day...and my new great-nephew-in-law, Braeden Reed's BIRTH-day!