Ben Kypridakis Studio Pottery Bowl Description and Item Information Up for sale is this large studio art pottery bowl. Please excuse the glare in the photos. This piece is approximately 3 7/16 inches tall, with a diameter of about 15 3/4 inches.
Unpacked, it weighs 8 pounds 12.8 ounces. This is glazed dark olive green and black, with minor brown. This hand thrown stoneware bowl would be a fine addition to a collection of studio ceramics. Identification This piece was made by Bernard "Ben" Kypridakis (1932-).
It is dated 70 for 1970. 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. As made, there are variations in glazing, with some glaze bubble pops. 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 "LARGE VINTAGE 1970 BERNARD BEN KYPRIDAKIS CALIFORNIA STUDIO POTTERY BOWL 15 3/4" is in sale since Thursday, April 5, 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 worldwide.