LAURA ANDRESON (1902 - 1999)
Footed bowl, cobalt drip glaze, Los Angeles, CA, 1944; Glazed earthenware; Signed and dated; 5 1/4" x 6 3/4"; Provenance: Private collection, California
Estimate: $900 - $1,200
Two minor, shallow 1/4" chips to rim. Some light wear to interior. Otherwise excellent condition
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.