Locations: Los Angeles
Dates of Operation: 1952 - 1970s
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Miramar of California Pottery Robin Egg Blue Planter #714 Ruffled Edges 1957
Current Price: $10.00
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Vintage Miramar Pottery of Calif - Pink & Aqua Turquoise #600 Set, Made in 1956
Current Price: $125.00
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Miramar of California Pottery 137A & 137B Two Tier Serving Tray Cream/Gold
Current Price: $35.00
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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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A Cool Mid Century Modern Miramar Pottery of California "Bamboo Box and Lid
Current Price: $35.00
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Vintage Miramar California Pottery Serving Set # 873
Current Price: $24.99
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Vintage Miramar Of California Planter Vase #914 Mid Century Pottery
Current Price: $17.24
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Miramar Pottery 1956 Pink Planter #643
Current Price: $19.99
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Miramar of California 1959 #156 Art Pottery Planter Mid Century Metal Stand
Current Price: $15.00
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Vintage USA Pottery by Miramar - Covered Dish #602 (circa 1956) Collectible
Current Price: $13.95
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3 Pc Miramar Of Calif Pottery Ovenproof Serving Dish With Holder #135
Current Price: $20.00
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1956 Miramar Of California Pottery Covered Dish #602 Pink
Current Price: $14.00
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Miramar Pottery California 2 Leaf Serving Candy Dishes Yellow Gold VTG
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Unique Art Deco Miramar California Art Pottery Planter Deer Mid Century Rare
Current Price: $53.99
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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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