Locations: Unknown
Dates of Operation: Unknown
Seller Values: Check average price on Ebay



WIZARD OF OZ FDC 1990 HOLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA ONLY ONE MADE JUDY GARLAND
Current Price: $6.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 2d 19h 59m



Vintage Postcard - Residence of Judy Garland, Bel Air, California. 1920s - 1930s
Current Price: $4.95
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 3d 12h 22m



Bel-Air,California,Residence of Judy Garland,Linen,# 781,c.1940s
Current Price: $6.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 3d 16h 10m



HOME OF JUDY GARLAND~BEL AIR,CALIFORNIA~LINEN POSTCARD
Current Price: $8.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 4d 22h 9m



Judy of California Pottery Brown Drip Glaze Round 8" Planter D17 Made In USA
Current Price: $40.00
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 5d 7h 5m



VTG Judy Knapp of California Patchwork Stripe Blouse Size Large Made in USA
Current Price: $17.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 6d 13h 35m



REsidence of Judy Garland Bel Air California Postcard
Current Price: $12.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 7d 6h 41m



Vintage Judy of California USA pottery vase w/floral pattern and green glaze
Current Price: $24.50
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 7d 10h 42m



Vintage Judy of California Artichoke Planter Bowl
Current Price: $14.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 8d 11h 33m



Bel Air, California Postcard STARS' HOMES "Residence of Judy Garland" Linen 1950
Current Price: $4.50
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 8d 16h 13m



Judy of California Brown & Tan Footed Pottery Bowl F3 USA 7.5" Excellent Cond
Current Price: $4.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 11d 20h 36m



Judy of California 1977 Vintage Canister Set - Flour, Sugar, Coffee and Tea
Current Price: $125.00
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 12d 12h 33m



Judy of California Vintage Pottery Gold Drip Glaze Artichoke Bowl Planter
Current Price: $15.30
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 13d 20h 24m



Pre-1970s Judy of California 7 1/4" Dia. Rare White Art Pottery Flower/Food Bowl
Current Price: $10.50
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 13d 23h 34m


Judy of California Planter - Potteries of California

I’ve seen a couple of these Judy of California pieces but didn’t pick one up until recently because the sellers wanted just too much for them. The first piece we got is a large oblong shaped planter that has a little bit of a freeform touch to it. It has a really nice glaze, a brown and white drip glaze. Along the side of the planter are three grooves that give it a neat look. It’s footed, with each of the 4 feet being unglazed.

Backstamp is impressed into the mold and reads “JP17 Judy of Calif”. I haven’t been able to find too much information on this pottery - Chipman’s books don’t even mention it or even list it in the index. The Scrapbook does have it in the very back under “Postscript of California” where he lists all the pottery names that have “of California” attached to them. Other than that, there isn’t much info on it.

Since this first piece we’ve picked up a few others as well. From watching auctions, I can deduce that Judy of California made pottery planters and cookie jars and various other items. This is pretty much the extent of what we’ve seen. Colors of the planters are usually brown and yellow or green and blue drip glaze. To me, some of these glazes look very similar to Hull pieces.

The backstamps are mostly similar in the wording, saying “Judy of Calif”, except sometimes they are uppercase letters and sometimes they are script letters. There’s a great variability in the way the stamps are put together as well. ID numbers are sometimes given and usually are of the form like mine, 1-3 letters and then a number. As far as we know, all of their items were marked in some way - which is nice. Unclear whether or not they also had paper labels.

I don’t have any idea on the dates of this pottery, but some of the cookie jars were marked 1977. If I had to guess, I would say Judy of Calif made pottery from 1960s-1980s or so. Likewise, no idea who Judy was - we just know that like many other smaller potteries, it was probably a good biz decision at the time to include “of California” on your stamps.

More Images

Potteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of CaliforniaPotteries of California

Note: We've tried to provide as much info as possible on this pottery maker or artist. For further info, you may want to research the items they have on Ebay listed under this name. We've tried to hand tailor the searches below so they will bring up the most accurate results. If there are no results, it will list general California pottery.

  

Galleries By Company



Visit us on Flickr!

Identification

Resources

About

Latest News & Finds