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Pottery6539 of 8772Half-stripped / Painted 30" High Mexican Terracotta Floor VaseRobinson Ransbottom pottery -Roseville Ohio
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Posted 4 years ago

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ho2cultcha
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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, 4 years ago
    Looks in great shape! It is really big!!! cool!!!
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
    thanks bellin68 and toracat. there is a small piece broken off which i'd like to have restored at some point.
  3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 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.
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 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...
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 20 days ago
    i'd love to find out more info about this piece if anyone has any ideas.

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