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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TV Lamp Miramar Of California Vintage Half Circle Vase Dark Green Pottery Works
Current Price: $49.88
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Miramar Vintage c.1954 California Pottery Modernist Brass Stand Centerpiece Bowl
Current Price: $85.00
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Miramar of California Pottery 137A & 137B Two Tier Serving Tray Cream/Gold
Current Price: $40.00
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VINTAGE ASIAN STYLE CALIFORNIA POTTERY LIGHTED LAMP LIGHT PLANTER 1953 MIRAMAR
Current Price: $29.99
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VINTAGE WHITE MIRAMAR OF CALIFORNIA 112 POTTERY PLANTER
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Vintage Miramar of California Pottery Lazy Susan 204
Current Price: $8.49
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Miramar Pottery 328 flower pot
Current Price: $6.99
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Vintage 1958 Miramar of Cali Pottery Gravy Dish Planter with Metal Pedastal
Current Price: $4.00
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Mid Century Modern 1952 Miramar Art Pottery Planter Vase Ceramic Metal Base Rare
Current Price: $15.95
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Miramar Pottery Vintage Dachshund Desktop Letter Holder c-1956
Current Price: $14.95
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ATOMIC AGE MID-50's MIRAMAR OF CALIF #973 BROWN & WHITE ART POTTERY CANDY DISH
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Miramar of California Art Pottery Nut or Candy Dish 1951 Retro
Current Price: $44.99
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Vintage Miramar California c1954 Green Pottery Gold Filigree Wall Pocket Planter
Current Price: $29.99
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Vintage Planter 1955 Miramar of California Art Pottery. Pink No Chips or Cracks.
Current Price: $26.50
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