Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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1957 PINK MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA POTTERY OVEN PROOF COVERED DISH-CASSEROLE #770
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VTG RETRO CALIFORNIA POTTERY PLANTER MIRAMAR BAMBOO WARE BONSAI POT PLANTER
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Vtg MIRAMAR of California #204 Appetizer Candy Dipping Snack Bowl Pottery d
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Vtg MIRAMAR of California #204 Appetizer Candy Dipping Snack Bowl Pottery c
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Vtg MIRAMAR of California #204 Appetizer Candy Dipping Snack Bowl Pottery b
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Vtg MIRAMAR of California #204 Appetizer Candy Dipping Snack Bowl Pottery a
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MIRAMAR CALIF. 1956 VTG CHARTREUSE POTTERY PLANTER #614 & #612 - MID CENTURY
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Miramar Pottery 1956 Pink Planter #643
Current Price: $29.99
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Vintage Miramar Pottery of Calif - Pink & Aqua Turquoise #600 Set, Made in 1956
Current Price: $165.00
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Vtg MIRAMAR of CALIF 1956 Set of 3 Appetizer Candy Dipping Snack Bowls Pottery
Current Price: $21.90
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Vintage Miramar California Pink Planter Art Pottery Console Piece 1955
Current Price: $17.00
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RETRO Pottery DOG Mail Organizer Sorter MIRAMAR California Vintage Office Gift
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Vintage turquoise Miramar of California pottery Relish Tray
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Vintage Miramar of California Pottery Ashtray Marked 234
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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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