Eva Zeisel at Ashville

Monday March 23, 2009

Eva Zeisel at Ashville Art - Potteries of CaliforniaI realize that this doesn’t have to do exclusively with California Pottery, but I’m posting it anyhow. Eva Zeisel did create designs for a few California companies, although she’s perhaps best known for her designs for Hallcraft, Red Wing, Rosenthal and Castleton. The Ashville Art Museum is running an exhibition on Zeisel’s work (organized by the Erie Art Museum). If you’re in the North Carolina area between now and May 10, 2009, you might want to check it out. I believe this is a travelling exhibit, so even if you’re not in the area, there’s a chance it may come to a museum near you in the future.

The California pottery companies that I’m aware that she designed for include the Riverside Ceramic Co. and the Hollydale Pottery. Riverside China, in particular, is quite rare and desirable. They produced this one iconic carafe designed by Zeisel that is really amazing - I only know of it through auctions and Jack Chipman’s books.

Long ago, I nearly bought some Red Wing Eva Zeisel items at the thrift - but at the time I wasn’t really familiar with her work. I’m certainly regretting that now, but I’ve found that such missed opportunities provide some of the best “kick-in-the-pants” motivation to educate yourself on different pottery manufacturers! =)

Update: I just found out from Scott that there’s also a video up by Jeremy Bales called Eva Zeisel: Distinguished by Design. She actually just turned 102 years old!

Visit: Eva Zeisel at Ashville Art Museum

  



EVA ZEISEL HALL China FANTASY Hallcraft Large Serving Platter MID CENTURY MODERN
Current Price: $29.99
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EVA ZEISEL: DESIGNER for INDUSTRY by MARTIN EIDELBERG/ILLUSTRATED/1984 1st
Current Price: $57.79
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RARE BOOK ON THE MID-CENTURY DESIGNER EVA ZEISEL: DESIGN FOR INDUSTRY, 1ST ED
Current Price: $29.99
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Hall Eva Zeisel Soup Bowls Bouquet Pattrn Mid Century Hallcraft China Ind Bowls
Current Price: $21.00
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Eva Zeisel Classic China White 30 pcs
Current Price: $1200.00
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Eva Zeisel for Hallcraft MULBERRY Pattern China - Dinner Plate 10 x 11 - 5 Avail
Current Price: $30.00
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Eva Zeisel for Hallcraft MULBERRY Pattern China - Coffee Cup & Saucer- 8 Avail
Current Price: $30.00
Current Bids: 0
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Eva Zeisel for Hallcraft MULBERRY Pattern China - Bread Butter Plates - 8 Avail
Current Price: $25.00
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 12h 14m



HALLCRAFT EVA ZEISEL Fantasy Pattern Cup and Saucer
Current Price: $9.98
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Eva Zeisel Hallcraft "FANTASY" China ~ Set of 9 ~ BLACK Cups and Saucers
Current Price: $71.99
Current Bids: 0
Ends in: 15h 1m


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