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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VINTAGE CHIC CALIFORNIA POTTERY MIRAMAR SPANIEL DOG LETTER HOLDER SHABBY CUTE
Current Price: $24.99
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Vtg., Miramar of California Pottery Yellow Divided Serving Dish With Handle 10"
Current Price: $14.99
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Vintage 1951 Miramar of California Bamboo Motif Art Pottery Vase
Current Price: $9.99
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Vintage Miramar California Green Car Planter California Pottery?
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Vintage 1971 Miramar Of California POTTERY SERVING TRAY Platter 4 Bowl Iron Base
Current Price: $19.99
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1956 Vintage Miramar California Pottery Pink 4 Section Serving Dish Brass Handle
Current Price: $8.99
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Planter, Vintage 1956, Pottery Miramar of Calif.
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1950's MIRAMAR of California # 252 CHARTREUSE Pottery Planter WROUGHT IRON Stand
Current Price: $5.95
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Oriental Lady Large 11" high Planter Vase Figurine Miramar of California Pottery
Current Price: $19.99
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1950'S Miramar Calif #142 marked Pottery 3-part Server TURQUOISE ART DECOTray
Current Price: $21.95
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VINTAGE PINK 1957 MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA CERAMIC POTTERY LEAF DISH
Current Price: $7.98
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Miramar of Calif pottery, two small matching pieces! Excellent condition!
Current Price: $3.00
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MIRAMAR Chafing Casserole Dish California Pottery 1958 OVENPROOF Rare Antique
Current Price: $32.26
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1956 Miramar Of California Pottery Covered Dish #602 Pink
Current Price: $18.00
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