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41 Karen Karnes (1925; USA) Slit Foot Lidded Vessel ca 1988 Stoneware; ht. 9, dia. 5 in. Artist KK stamp at foot. Karnes is unusual among wood-fire potters in that she plays with deep saturated color as with this radiant blue and soft buff glaze. What is of particular interest in this piece is the modernist architecture in that the form is built around a cross shape made up by a “slit” foot that puts her within the modernist movement. This series is the most sought-after of all of her artworks. From the Collection of Mikhail Zakin $1,500 - $1,800 42 Colin Pearson (1923-2007; Britain) Textured White Slab Container ca 1970 Stoneware; ht. 12.75, wd. 13.5, dp. 5 in. Artist stamp on left wing. Pearson was born in Friern Barnet, London in 1923 and studied at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He worked at Winchsombe Pottery under Ray Finch before going to Lambeth in 1954 to work at Royal Doulton. In 1955 he took over as manager of Aylesford Pottery, Kent which David Leach had set up a year earlier. In 1961 he set up Quay Pottery making domestic ware in Aylesford and is best known for his “Winged Vessel”, a true classic among the British Pottery of the late 20th Century. This is a rare example showing his profundity at form and handling clay. $800 - $1,200 41

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