October 28, 2012 08:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


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Warren MacKenzie (1924, USA)

Shino Faceted Vase
2002
Stoneware; ht. 15, dia. 8.5 in.

MacKenzie is the first American apprentice of the father of studio pottery, Bernard Leach. Warren and his wife Alix worked with Leach in England from 1949 to 1952.   Upon their return they became champions of the Leach style. Since 1952 MacKenzie has taught at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Regents' Professor Emeritus. His students have included Randy Johnston, Mike Norman, Jeff Oestreich, Wayne Branum, Mark Pharis, Barbara Diduk, Paul Dresang, Shirley Johnson, Michael and Sandy Simon. More works by this masterful potter can be found in the second session of the auction.

Provenance:Private Collection. Acquired directly from the Artist.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$660
10/29/2012

 

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