Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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MIRAMAR CALIF. 1956 VTG CHARTREUSE POTTERY PLANTER #614 & #612 - MID CENTURY
Current Price: $16.19
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Miramar Vintage c.1954 California Pottery Modernist Brass Stand Centerpiece Bowl
Current Price: $145.00
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Vintage 1955 Miramar of California Pottery Lime Green Bowl / Planter
Current Price: $23.00
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Beautiful Vintage Pottery Miramar Californian PINK Planter Vase Mid Century
Current Price: $11.00
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Miramar of California Pottery Lazy Susan Dishes Pink #104 Set of 2
Current Price: $9.99
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PRETTY 1956 Miramar Of California Pottery Covered Dish #602 Mauve
Current Price: $12.50
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Vintage Miramar of California 600- pottery made in 1955- pink
Current Price: $6.99
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1957 Miramar Calif #741 marked Pottery 3-part Server-Chip Dip,H'ordeaurve Tray
Current Price: $5.00
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Vintage Mid-Century Miramar of California Pottery Brown and White Dish #973
Current Price: $35.00
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Miramar of Calif. Pottery Casserole Dish Lid & Metal Serving Stand Oven Proof
Current Price: $25.00
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VINTAGE 1950's CERAMIC CASSEROLE MIRAMAR YELLOW BROWN LID CALIF. POTTERY 136B
Current Price: $14.99
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VTG 1957 Miramar California Pottery Mid Century Pink Serving Set
Current Price: $69.99
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Vintage 3PC set of Miramar Of California Pottery Spoon, Bowl and Small Platter
Current Price: $9.50
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Vintage Miramar of California 973b 973c pottery 2 piece!
Current Price: $14.99
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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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