Vintage Studio Pottery Vase Description and Item Information Up for sale is this vintage studio art pottery vase by the listed California artist, John W. Please excuse the glare in the photos. This pot has superb decoration which includes abstract patterns. This item stands approximately 8 1/16 inches tall; it has a maximum width of about 4 11/16 inches.Unpacked, it weighs 2 pounds 4.0 ounces. This would be a fine addition to a collection of vintage American studio ceramics. Identification This pot is by the San Diego, California potter, John W. Novy is listed in the Vasefinder online museum. Per Vasefinder, Novy is a third generation potter originally from Vienna, Austria.
He started working with clay around 1950. He lived in South Dakota prior to moving to San Diego. He made primarily functional stoneware and porcelain.Condition The vase looks very good overall, with light wear. There are no cracks or chips.
There are some metallic scuff marks which I have not tried to clean. Variations in glazing are 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 "VINTAGE DECORATED JOHN NOVY CALIFORNIA STUDIO ART POTTERY VASE MIDCENTURY MODERN" is in sale since Sunday, May 21, 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.