" It was made by Bernard "Ben Kypridakis (1932-). Per the Vasefinder Museum, Kypridakis was born in Sacramento, California. He studied painting and lithography at CSU Sacramento before moving on to ceramics. At CSU he met his mentor, Ruth Rippon.
From the University of Iowa in 1962, and then he taught in Australia for a few years. Returning to California during the mid 1960s, he taught art at CSU Sacramento for a decade. He then moved back to Australia to again teach art.
He has exhibited widely, including at the California State Fair, Kingsley Art Club (Sacramento), Everson Museum of Art (Syracuse, New York), National Decorative Arts Ceramic Exhibition of Wichita, Kansas, Kansas Young Americans, Museum of Contemporary Crafts (New York), Craftsman of Central States (Indianapolis), Annual Scripps College International (Los Angeles), Expo 67 Designer Styles (Adelaide, South Australia). Kypridakis also exhibited at the Nationals during 1962 and 1966. Condition This piece looks very good overall, with light wear. It has no chips or cracks.
A few light scuffs to the exterior do not detract. Variations in glazing are as made, as is minor lip asymmetry.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 "HUGE VINTAGE BERNARD BEN KYPRIDAKIS CALIFORNIA STUDIO ART POTTERY LUSTER VASE" is in sale since Monday, November 12, 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.