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Beautiful hand-thrown,hand-painted California studio pottery lamp by Dorie Knight (Hutchinson) of Santa Barbara Ceramic Design.
Fine white stoneware body with under-glaze decoration of flowers (Iris) against a blue and beige background. Covered with a semi-matte overglaze.
Artist-signed and dated under the glaze, on the lower back side, in a reserve, with Dorie Knight Hutchinson's monogram, the date "1982" and "SBCD".
This piece is very finely painted in an impressionist style and features a pleasing composition, beautiful soft colors, and excellent brushwork. The shape is tall and proportionate and the throwing lines can be seen on the background adding an elegant effect to this attractive lamp.
Excellent condition, as shown in the photos and with the following noted: No damage, no chips, no hairlines, no scratches. No restorations. Light wear to the bottom of the foot. Slight darkening to the brass hardware from age. In good electrical working condition.
Santa Barbara Ceramic Design, or SBCD as it is known, was an art pottery company started in 1976, and located in Santa Barbara, California. Many fine artists worked there and produced hand-thrown, hand-painted art pottery pieces until the mid-eighties when more mass production techniques came into use at the pottery. The works from the early period are highly sought after by collectors and continue to increase in value.
The artist-signed, decorated pieces by SBCD have been favorably compared to similar work by the Rookwood and Weller potteries of the early 20th century.
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This item will be a museum quality addition to any collection of California or American Studio Pottery and will display beautifully in any Mid Century Modern, Eames Era, Art Nouveau, Modernist, or Arts and Crafts decor.
This object comes from a smoke-free, pet-free environment and it will be carefully packed and shipped for quick and safe arrival to its new owner.
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Shipped from Brisbane, California, USA. International shipping by USPS.
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Santa Barbara Ceramic Design Sbcd California Studio Pottery Lamp/ Arts & Crafts: $158