Vintage Roy Walker Studio Pottery Bowl Description and Item Information Up for sale is this large, hand thrown pottery bowl by the listed artist, Roy Walker. Please excuse any glare in the photos.
This glazed stoneware piece is approximately 16 inches in diameter, and it stands about 3 1/4 inches tall. Unpacked, it weighs 6 pounds 7.1 ounces. This pot would be a fine addition to a collection of vintage American studio ceramics.
Identification This piece was made by Roy Walker, a listed artist in the Vasefinder online museum. Walker is also profiled in the seminal reference by Hazel Bray, The Potter's Art in California 1885 to 1955. Per Bray, Walker was born in Bakersfield, California in 1910.He was a student of Glen Lukens at Fullerton Junior College. Walker also attended University of California, Berkeley. During the late 1930s and early 1940s, he taught ceramics at the California State School for the Blind in Berkeley.
He also taught art at Woodland High School and San Francisco City College. Walker was a member of the Association of San Francisco Potters, and he was an award-winning exhibitor at their shows at the De Young Museum and at San Francisco Art Festivals. Later in life, he relocated to Long Beach, California. Condition This bowl looks very good overall, with no cracks. To the exterior rim is a subtle, linear area of glaze loss measuring about 1/2 inch by 1/32 inch (see Photo 7).
There are two very minor exterior rim flakes measuring about 1/4 inch by 1/16 inch and 1/4 inch by 1/8 inch, respectively (see Photos 5 and 6). Minor rim asymmetry is as made.
Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made. Some countries have restrictions or prohibitions on certain classes of merchandise. And international government regulations prohibit such behavior. Individual computers may display colors differently. The item "16 VINTAGE ROY WALKER CALIFORNIA STUDIO ART POTTERY BOWL STUDENT OF GLEN LUKENS" is in sale since Monday, December 17, 2018.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Studio/ Handcrafted Pottery". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped to United States.