Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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VINTAGE 1956 MIRAMAR CALIFORNIA POTTERY COCKER SPANIEL DOG LETTER HOLDER SHABBY
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Vtg 1956 Pink Miramar of California Pottery Baking Dish 600 Hot Plate Carrier
Current Price: $49.99
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VINTAGE 50'S TV LAMP - PLANTER - MIRAMAR CALIFORNIA POTTERY (1413)
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Vintage Miramar California Pink Planter Art Pottery Console Piece 1955
Current Price: $20.00
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1956 Miramar of California Pottery Covered Dishes #602
Current Price: $34.99
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MID CETURY PINK PLANTER Miramar CALIFORNIA POTTERY 1953
Current Price: $16.39
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Miramar Pottery of California 1956. Lazy Susan Chip and Dip Set
Current Price: $12.99
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Vintage PINK Miramar Pottery of California Pottery Scoop ladle
Current Price: $9.99
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1956 Miramar Of California Pottery Covered Dish Pink With Caddy Turquoise
Current Price: $19.95
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1956 Miramar Of California Pottery Covered Dish Turquoise With Caddy
Current Price: $19.95
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MIRAMAR CA POTTERY CUTE SPOTTED HOUND DOG LETTER MAIL HOLDER WIGGLE RUMP
Current Price: $12.00
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TV Lamp Miramar Of California Vintage Half Circle Vase Dark Green Pottery Works
Current Price: $49.88
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Vintage 1956 Miramar California Pink Ceramic Pottery Pot or Dish # 267
Current Price: $15.99
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Vintage Mid-Century Miramar of California Pottery Brown and White Dish #973
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Miramar Of California - Potteries of California

For years before I knew anything about California pottery, I’d see the above sign while driving near the northern end of the 710 Freeway. I always thought it was neat, though it was sad to see the abandoned building defaced with grafitti. Then, later on when we began collecting older dishes, I came across some Melmac pieces that were made by the company. It was neat to see the connection, since we live very close to the factory.

Still later, I realized that they had actually started out life as a California pottery in the 50s. They made a whole assortment of different items, such as garden pottery, planters, casseroles, ashtrays, buffet serving dishes, lazy susans, tv lamps, trinket boxes and figurines. The two items I tend to see quite a bit of are the serving dishes and ashtrays. One particular serving dish, which is shown in Chipman’s book, is striking for having a cradle that has handles that are actually made of pottery as opposed to wood or plastic. I see flowerpots quite a bit as well, like the green / yellow one shown below.

Miramar Of California - Potteries of California

The nice thing about Miramar pottery is that it is usually marked with a very clear and defined stamp. The mark will usually give the item number, and in some cases the copyright date. I don’t have any information about the persons involved with running the pottery. It is also not clear at what point in time they switched over to making only Melmac. But I think that the company may have started with pottery, added the plastics at some point in the 50s or 60s, and then finally switched over to making only Melmac sometime in the late 70s.

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