Huge, Vintage Antonio Prieto Studio Pottery Vase Description and Item Information Up for sale is this impressive studio art pottery vase by the listed California artist, Antonio Prieto. Please excuse the glare in the photos. This decorated bottle form has a narrow mouth and a deep foot area (apparent if you look beneath the pot). The glaze is purplish blue and gray with brown mottling; there are vague, abstract, round patterns to the mid-section of the exterior. This piece stands approximately 18 1/4 inches tall; it has a maximum width of about 5 5/8 inches.
Unpacked, it weighs 7 pounds 7.4 ounces. This would be a fine addition to a collection of American studio ceramics. He attended the California College of Arts and Crafts (CCAC), the California School of Fine Arts (CSFA), and Alfred University. He was husband to Eunice Prieto.
He taught at the CCAC and at Mills College, where he was an influence to many now famous studio potters. He exhibited widely during his lifetime, and his work is now held by important museums and in private collections. Condition The vase looks very good overall, with no cracks or chips. Variations in glaze application are as made.Also as made, there are a couple of brown crease-type firing flaws on the exterior sides; the one shown in Photo 4 is approximately 1/2 inch long, and the one shown in Photo 9 is about 1 1/8 inches long. 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 "18 1/4 VINTAGE ANTONIO TONY PRIETO CALIFORNIA STUDIO ART POTTERY BOTTLE VASE" is in sale since Thursday, August 24, 2017. 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 worldwide.