Edwin Scheier's Volcanic Glazed Bowl with Faces
Large volcanic glazed stoneware bowl with intermittent blue pigmentation. Interior hosts a dark sage green coloration. Late 1980's, signed "Scheier" on bowl's foot.
"A pioneer in the techniques of glazes for modern studio pottery and a long-time art teacher, Edwin Scheier, working with his wife, Mary Goldsmith Scheier, was known for utilitarian pots highlighted by skillfully applied glazes. With him creating and applying the glazes to forms made by Mary, the couple worked side by side most of their married life.
Pottery by the Scheiers is in the permanent collections of the Currier Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Walker Art Center, the Detroit Museum of Art, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Cleveland Museum, the Philadelphia Museum, the Boston Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, Yale Art Gallery, the Metropolitan Museum, plus various museums in Italy, Japan, Germany and Canada." AskArt.com
Edwin Scheier (1910-2008)
H 5.75IN x DIA 12.5IN
H 14.605CM x DIA 31.75CM
Collected by a female lover and collector of art in clay based in Arizona