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Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Category: Antiques
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What are these, I have several of different shapes an have

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What are these, I have several of different shapes an have no idea what they are. None of them have markings of any kind.
I don't know how to add the image
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


Please send more images at your convenience.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here is the inside
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Ho many do you have and what are the sizes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
About 8 all about the same size just different shapes of things
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Can you send a photo that shows all of them in a grouping and you mention "They open up with a very small intention" is there a written note inside each?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, nothing on the inside, no I don't have images of all of them
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


From the images; the glaze surface and form indicates that these are hand made pieces that were done in an art pottery studio or class setting. The glaze is a type of thick modern Asian raku style dating this to the mid to late 20th century. They are decorative and lidded so as little mementos. As unsigned studio art pottery pieces they could have been made various places such as Japan, China or America. A fair asking price is $5 - $15 each.

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