Vintage Heino Studio Art Pottery Vase or Bowl Description and Item Information Up for sale is this footed vase or bowl by the well-listed American studio potters, Vivika and Otto Heino. Please excuse any glare in the photos. This hand thrown pot is glazed in shades of brown, rust, and black, and it has an interesting, textured exterior. It stands approximately 4 11/16 inches tall, and it has a maximum width of about 6 1/2 inches.
Unpacked, it weighs 2 pounds 3.8 ounces. This would be a fine addition to a collection of American studio ceramics. It is marked beneath, as shown, with a date mark of "94" for 1994. The Heinos are well-known studio potters who are listed in the Vasefinder online museum.There also is an informative write-up about them on Wikipedia. Per Wikipedia, this husband and wife team collaborated on pottery works for over three decades. They met at the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts in Concord, New Hampshire and they married in 1950. The couple moved to California, where they each taught at the University of Southern California and then at the Chouinard Art Institute. After around a decade of working in New England during the 1960s and 1970s, the Heinos moved back to California.
They established a home and studio in Ojai, where they lived for the rest of their lives. The Heinos are considered important and influential artists in the realm of American studio ceramics.Condition This piece looks great overall, with no chips or cracks. It has very light wear. Variations in glazing and decoration are as made.
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This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Vases". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.