Vintage Studio Art Pottery Vase Description and Item Information Up for sale is this vintage, hand thrown vase by the listed California studio potter, Karl Rhode-Hamel. Please excuse any glare in the photos.
This buff clay with a glossy glaze in shades of maroon and brown. The glaze does not cover all the way to the foot. This pot stands approximately 5 13/16 inches tall, and it has a maximum width of about 4 3/8 inches. Unpacked, it weighs 1 pound 14.5 ounces.
This would be a fine addition to a collection of American studio ceramics. Identification This Karl Rhode-Hamel vase has a chop mark to the lower exterior, and it has the artist's label beneath. It is vintage, but the exact age is not known. Rhode-Hamel (1906 - 1989) is listed in the Vasefinder online museum. Per Vasefinder, he was the spouse of potter Irene Rhode-Hamel.
He lived in San Francisco and Bodega Bay, California. Rhode-Hamel exhibited at the Pacific Coast Exhibition and Sale in Oakland, California during the 1950s, at the 1950 Association of San Francisco Potters showing, at the Decorator's Big Show of San Francisco during the 1950s, at the 1953 Bodega Bay Allied Arts show, and at the Bodega Bay Yacht Club in 1981. He also exhibited at the Nationals during 1949, 1951, and 1954. Rhode-Hamel was President of the Bodega Bay Allied Arts and he was a member of the American Institute of Interior Designers. Condition This piece looks great overall, with no chips or cracks.
Variations in glazing are as made; there is very minor asymmetry, also as made. Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made. And international government regulations prohibit such behavior. Other Information Individual computers may display colors differently.
The item "FINE VINTAGE SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA STUDIO ART POTTERY VASE KARL RHODE-HAMEL" is in sale since Thursday, June 25, 2020. 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.