Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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1960s Miramar California Pottery Lazy Susan Set Speckled Pumpkin & White Mint
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Midcentury ceramic pottery rotating lazy susan turquoise & white Miramar CA
Current Price: $25.00
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Vtg 1957 Miramar of California Pottery Leaf Candy Dish Turquoise Teal Marked 700
Current Price: $16.96
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Vintage Miramar California BULLFIGHTER Pottery FIGURINE
Current Price: $35.00
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Vintage Miramar of California #380 Brown Lidded Pottery Trinket Box Basketweave
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Miramar of California Vintage Pottery Dusty Tan Pink Bowl #201
Current Price: $6.00
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Miramar of California Pottery Lazy Susan Dishes Dip Bowls Peach #104 Set of 2
Current Price: $12.50
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Vtg 1956 Pink Miramar of California Pottery Baking Dish With Lid #600
Current Price: $3.99
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Vintage Miramar of California Art Pottery Platter Leaf Large 303 White Serving
Current Price: $11.53
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VINTAGE 1958 MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA PINK POTTERY PLANTER 820
Current Price: $8.99
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Vintage Miramar California Pottery Brown Spotted Hound Dog Letter Holder
Current Price: $8.00
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Miramar California Pottery Lazy Susan Dishes Dip Bowls Pink #104 Set of 2
Current Price: $12.85
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Set of 2 Miramar California Pottery Lazy Susan Dishes Dip Bowls White #104
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4 Miramar of California Pottery Lazy Susan Dip Bowls White & Turquoise #201
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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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