Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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Vintage 1955 Miramar Of California Pottery Green Tree Stump Bowl Wavy Rim #263
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Miramar of California Pottery Lazy Susan Dishes Pink #104 Set of 2
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MIRAMAR BY CALIFORNIA FRUIT BOWL POTTERY-1957 #743
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VTG. 1957 Miramar California Pottery Robin Egg Blue Planter #714 Ruffled Edges
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A Cool Mid Century Modern Miramar Pottery of California "Bamboo Box and Lid
Current Price: $35.00
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Vintage Mid-Century Miramar Pottery Brown and Pink decorative Dish #973
Current Price: $34.00
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VINTAGE MIRAMAR CALIFORNIA Pottery Ceramic LIME GREEN VINTAGE CAR PLANTER
Current Price: $16.58
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Viintage MID CENTURY MODERN ATOMIC PINK BUTTER WARMER MIRAMAR POTTERY
Current Price: $29.95
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MIRAMAR CALIF 944 Rosy Pink Pottery Deviled Egg Relish Plate Tray w/Salt Pepper
Current Price: $22.95
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Midcentury ceramic pottery rotating lazy susan turquoise & white Miramar CA
Current Price: $30.00
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1950’S MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA COASTAL LIVING SOFT PINK POTTERY CENTER PIECE
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Vintage Miramar California Pottery Serving Set # 873
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VINTAGE 1950's CERAMIC CASSEROLE MIRAMAR YELLOW BROWN LID CALIF. POTTERY 136B
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RETRO Pottery DOG Mail Organizer Sorter MIRAMAR California Vintage Office Gift
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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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