Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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Miramar Pottery Vintage 1956 Dachshund Letter Holder Wiener Dog w Wire Coil
Current Price: $25.00
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PRETTY 1956 Miramar Of California Pottery Covered Dish #602 Mauve
Current Price: $12.50
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HUGE MIRAMAR CALIFORNIA POTTERY HUMIDOR BOX DATED 1950
Current Price: $125.00
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1957 Miramar Calif #741 marked Pottery 3-part Server-Chip Dip,H'ordeaurve Tray
Current Price: $5.00
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Vintage Mid-Century Miramar of California Pottery Brown and White Dish #973
Current Price: $35.00
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Miramar in Calif. Pottery Pink Bowl or Planter Numbered 119 Dated 1956
Current Price: $4.99
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Vintage Miramar California Art Pottery Peach Ceramic Petaled Snack Bowl - #825
Current Price: $16.99
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VTG Miramar of Calif. #219. Light Pink Pottery w/brass holder Planter/Candies/?
Current Price: $8.50
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Vintage 1940's MIRAMAR of California Art Pottery Shabby PINK Leaf Cabbage Bowl
Current Price: $8.99
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1958 Miramar Green Planter with Leaf-like Design #820 Miramar California Pottery
Current Price: $15.00
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Miramar Cocker Spaniel Dog Spring Letter Holder California Pottery Vintage 1956
Current Price: $9.00
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Miramar Pottery Vase planter Pink Brass Stand
Current Price: $12.00
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Vintage Miramar of California Pottery Ashtray Marked 234
Current Price: $95.00
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BEAUTIFUL MIRAMAR CALIFORNIA POTTERY TURQUOISE LAZY SUSAN with TURNTABLE
Current Price: $34.75
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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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