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Stoneware Figure of a Slouched Man Sitting on the Floor

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B: Fantasy apartment91 of 271Functional KralikLarge Fritz Heckert Vase c. 1900
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Posted 1 year ago

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ho2cultcha
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This handmade studio piece is a little over 12" long and 6" high. I'm going to assume mid-century, but i have no idea. It's beautifully made w/ fine anatomical detail and plenty of interesting character. Unfortunately, i can't find a signature on it, but it seems distinctive enough that someone would be able to identify the maker. This piece was bought in Oakland, CA.

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  1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    thanks bellin68. i really like it too.
  2. toracat toracat, 1 year ago
    Could be a bad acid trip! Or maybe patient at old state hosp., dual diagnosis, with autism! He does look happy and pre-occupied in his world. I really like him. Maybe lobotomy! Reminds me of the three State Hosp. I worked at in the 70's and 80's.
  3. bratjdd bratjdd, 1 year ago
    This is Awesome!!. I Love it who ever he or she did this did a Great Job!!
  4. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    It is beautiful, a real soulfull figure who is full of zen, quite an awesome piece !~Phil.
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    I agree 100% w/ bratjdd and phildavidalexandermorris. it's a very soulful piece! i can tell that the person who made it is/was a master with incredible talent. i think i have another piece by the same artist - just a foot. i hope i can figure out who made it! i just put some better, outdoor photos of it up.
  6. inky inky, 1 year ago
    Love it!...:-)
  7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    reminds me of Mavis Mclure - who has a connection to the east bay.
  8. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    does anyone else think that this may be by Mavis Mclure?
  9. toolate2 toolate2, 1 year ago
    Maybe? http://www.modernsculpture.com/mcclure.htm
  10. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    i got a note back from Mavis Mclure's partner and he said that it's definitely not Mavis's work, but it is a beautiful piece. So the hunt for the artist is still on...

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