Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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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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Miramar California Pottery Green vase #611 Fluted edges 1956
Current Price: $6.00
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*IMPERFECT* 1957 MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA ART POTTERY ASHTRAY TURQUOISE BLUE
Current Price: $14.99
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Miramar of California Pottery Pink Planter Vase Vintage 262 Mid Century
Current Price: $9.99
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Old Vintage 1957 Miramar of California Art Pottery 787 Planter Garden Tool Decor
Current Price: $8.00
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Vtg., Miramar of California, Pink, Pottery, Serving Bowl
Current Price: $12.00
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VINTAGE CALIFORNIA POTTERY / MIRAMAR / DISHES / BOWLS / CASSEROLES (1)
Current Price: $4.90
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Vintage Miramar Pottery Planter Vase 253 Yellow Green Leave Shape
Current Price: $19.99
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Vtg Lucy Pink Fleck Retro Kitch Miramar California Pottery Teapot Cream Sugar
Current Price: $45.00
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VINTAGE 1954 MIRAMAR CALIFORNIA POTTERY #224 BLACK TRIANGLE ART DECO ASHTRAY
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Miramar of California Art Pottery Nut or Candy Dish 1951 Retro
Current Price: $44.99
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Vintage 1957 Miramar Calif Pottery White Divided Serving Dish/Platter #772 - USA
Current Price: $9.99
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VINTAGE 1951 MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA POTTERY BAMBOO DESIGN PLANTER - 10.5" TALL
Current Price: $14.99
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Vtg MIRAMAR of California Art Pottery White Leaf Cabbage Lettuce Bowl Dish 307
Current Price: $7.00
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Miramar California Pottery Leaf Motif Lazy Susan Rust Orange White Retro Vintage
Current Price: $12.86
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