USA, c.1950s. Famous Southern California Modernist Antonio Prieto Vase, Rare Red Clay Glazed Stoneware Small Vase, Impressed "ap" Excellent Vintage Condition. Similiar Vase Referenced in Los Angeles Modern Auction 2004-12-05 West Hollywood, CA at Architonic.net.
"During his tenure at Mills College (faculty member 1950 - 1967), Anthony Prieto was one of a handful of studio potters with whom such noted artists as Peter Voulkos and Rudy Autio studied. He was born in Valdepenas, Spain. Studied at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco and Alfred University. Taught at College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and at Mills College. In 1963 and 1964 he received a Fulbright Scholarship for study in Spain. Participated in the Ceramic Nationals from 1946 to 1962." Article from ObjectsUSA
Dim: 3½ x 3½