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Torso Sculpture - Mid-century / School of Peter Voulkos???

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Posted 2 years ago


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I posted this along w/ some other mystery items a while back, but want to separate it out from the other stuff so hopefully i can get some feedback on it. It's a beautiful, larger-than-life pottery sculpture. the inside is very colorful and bright, but it's been glazed over the outer surface w/ this white glaze. it's really beautifully done. unfortunately i haven't found a signature on it. i think it might be by someone from the school of Peter Voulkos who was/is a very famous pottery sculptor here in oakland in the 60/70s. the piece is very large and heavy, but beautifully made.

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  1. toracat toracat, 2 years ago
    Looks in great shape! It is really big!!! cool!!!
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thanks bellin68 and toracat. there is a small piece broken off which i'd like to have restored at some point.
  3. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    Try using body filler for some repairs not necessarily this one. It comes in quart size with a hardener in a small tube. It dries rock hard in about 5 minutes but you can file it down. It bonds better than plaster and is excellent.
    Also ran into this site today which is neat, maybe someone there can tell you .
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thank you phildavidalexandermorris. that link is very interesting. i've already gotten several solutions i'd been seeking there. i really appreciate your sharing the link.
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    i just added a couple new photos of the interior of this piece. it's pretty unusual. there are many layers of details on this piece. i like it alot. reminds me of the work of Peter Voulkos, kind of...

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