LAURA ANDRESON (1902 - 1999)
Large yellow charger, Los Angeles, CA, 1944; Glazed earthenware; Signed and dated; 2" x 15"; Provenance: Private collection, California
Sale Price: $1,875
Estimate: $1,750 - $2,250
Excellent condition. Tight Y-shaped firing line (in the making) corresponds to crazing lines on front.
California native Laura Andreson studied with F. Carlton Ball and Gertrud Natzler and would go on to found the ceramics department at the University of California, Los Angeles where she would teach until 1970. Her creative process was unique in that she began with glazes and then decided which forms would best suit them.