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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Vtg., Miramar of California, Pink, Pottery, Serving Bowl
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Vintage Miramar Pottery Pink Casserole Serving Dish 866 in Stand
Current Price: $15.99
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1957 Miramar Calif #741 marked Pottery 3-part Server-Chip Dip,H'ordeaurve Tray
Current Price: $15.00
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Mid Century Modern 1952 Miramar Art Pottery Planter Vase Ceramic Metal Base Rare
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Miramar Pottery 328 flower pot
Current Price: $7.99
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Vintage Pair Miramar Pottery, Turquoise Blue Leaf Serving /Candy Dish, Calif
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Miramar Of California Pottery Set Of Two Figures Asian Ladies
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VINTAGE ART POTTERY MIRAMAR CERAMIC POTTERY VASE OF CALIF. NO. 918 LT. YELLOW
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Oriental Lady Large 11" high Planter Vase Figurine Miramar of California Pottery
Current Price: $28.00
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MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA POTTERY DISH Pink Wavy Fluted Pattern Mid Century 1955
Current Price: $4.54
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Miramar in Calif. Pottery Yellow-green Bowl or Planter Numbered 267 Dated 1956
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Vintage Miramar of California POTTERY HOUND DOG PUPPY Letter Bill Holder
Current Price: $10.00
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Vintage 1957 Miramar Calif Pottery White Divided Serving Dish/Platter #772 - USA
Current Price: $17.99
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VINTAGE CALIFORNIA POTTERY / MIRAMAR / DISHES / BOWLS / CASSEROLES (1)
Current Price: $5.80
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