06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender

Peter Voulkos (1924-2002) Pottery Bowl

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM


Peter Voulkos (1924-2002) Pottery Bowl
Glazed stoneware
United States, late 20th century
Straight-sided deep round bowl tapering to foot, with brown speckled matte gray glaze with streaks of blue-gray and brown, signed Voulkos on base, minor firing crack on rim, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 9 1/4 in.

Note: Peter Voulkos studied painting and ceramics at Montana State University in Bozeman and earned an MFA degree from the California College of the Arts. He began his career producing functional dinnerware in Bozeman, Montana. He later founded the art ceramics department at the Los Angeles County Art Institute, and at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught from 1959 until 1985. Voulkos won many awards for his work and examples are found in many American museums and around the world.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

5/8 in. minor firing crack on rim, in the making.


Peter Voulkos, United States, Bozeman, California College, California College of the Arts, Montana State University, Montana, University of California, University of California, Berkeley, Los Angeles County Art Institute