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Ceramics & Pottery - General

From saucers to steins and cups to chandeliers, the field of antique and vintage ceramics and pottery is vast. Adding to that diversity is the remarkable range of styles: from the bold colors and shapes of Clarice Cliff to the subtle simplicity of a Fulper flambé glaze, the possibilities in ceramic and pottery design are endless.

These dynamic pieces share an extensive history in human culture. Ceramic pottery played a part in early human history, and soon after its initial creation, potters began adding innovative designs. The ancient Greeks, for example, developed a vast tradition of storytelling in their painted vessels with refined narratives and incredibly impressive artistic techniques.

By the end of the 19th century, potters began to adopt contemporary aesthetic trends. The eras of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco fed into innovative approaches to art pottery. Thanks to this creativity and diversity, we enjoy a rich market for ceramics and pottery today. Auctions are often full of an incredible variety of pottery pieces, a true delight for collectors of ceramics.

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Walter P. Fleming Art Pottery Face Wig Stand
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Walter P. Fleming Art Pottery Face Wig Stand
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$17013 Bids
Modern Art Pottery Carved Urn
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Modern Art Pottery Carved Urn
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$315 Bids
Bruce Fairman Lidded Pottery Luster Glaze
Oct 30, 9:00 AM MST
Bruce Fairman Lidded Pottery Luster Glaze
by Fidelity Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$305 Bids
Elzac three ceramic and lucite tribal mask face brooches: 2 3/4"H (largest)
Nov 01, 3:00 PM EDT
Elzac three ceramic and lucite tribal mask face brooches: 2 3/4"H (largest)
by Ripley Auctions
Est: $100- $200
$404 Bids
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LOT OF POTS AND PANS/T-FAL AND FABERWEAR
Oct 28, 12:00 PM EDT
LOT OF POTS AND PANS/T-FAL AND FABERWEAR
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$64 Bids
Vintage American Art Pottery Estate Collection
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Vintage American Art Pottery Estate Collection
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$223 Bids
A ceramic utensil holder plus 30 minute sandglass
Oct 30, 10:00 AM AEDT
A ceramic utensil holder plus 30 minute sandglass
by Theodore Bruce
Est: AUD30- AUD50
AUD253 Bids
A Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Flower Pot
Oct 30, 9:30 AM EDT
A Pair of Famille Rose Porcelain Flower Pot
by Luban Antique
Est: $300- $500
$803 Bids
Early American Redware Pottery Cake Mold
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Early American Redware Pottery Cake Mold
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$183 Bids
A Coalfax & Fowler Blue & White Pot with Peacock Detail
Nov 14, 11:00 AM AEDT
A Coalfax & Fowler Blue & White Pot with Peacock Detail
by Theodore Bruce
Est: AUD40- AUD80
AUD303 Bids
Antique White's Utica Blue Salt glaze Pottery Bird dog Tobacco Jars
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Antique White's Utica Blue Salt glaze Pottery Bird dog Tobacco Jars
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$133 Bids
Elzac ceramic and lucite tribal mask pin brooches. 3 3/4"H (man)
Nov 01, 3:00 PM EDT
Elzac ceramic and lucite tribal mask pin brooches. 3 3/4"H (man)
by Ripley Auctions
Est: $100- $200
$402 Bids
(3) Handcrafted Pottery & Avian Sculpture
Oct 30, 10:00 AM MST
(3) Handcrafted Pottery & Avian Sculpture
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$152 Bids
Vintage Redware Decorated Jello Mold
Nov 07, 10:00 AM EDT
Vintage Redware Decorated Jello Mold
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$102 Bids
Victorian blue and white biscuit barrel, 21cm H with handle, 14cm in dia
Oct 31, 7:00 PM AEDT
Victorian blue and white biscuit barrel, 21cm H with handle, 14cm in dia
by Bargain Hunt Auctions
Est: AUD0- AUD0
AUD352 Bids
Rare Burleigh Ware Willow England Napkin Holder
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Rare Burleigh Ware Willow England Napkin Holder
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$62 Bids
3 Pottery Pieces
Nov 13, 10:00 AM EST
3 Pottery Pieces
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$702 Bids
(85pc) Pfaltzgraff Hand Painted Sedona Dishware
Oct 30, 10:00 AM MST
(85pc) Pfaltzgraff Hand Painted Sedona Dishware
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$202 Bids
Vintage English And American China Estate Collection
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Vintage English And American China Estate Collection
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $10- $1,000
$62 Bids
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SIGNED UNKNOWN ARTIST CERAMIC POT
Nov 02, 12:00 PM EDT
SIGNED UNKNOWN ARTIST CERAMIC POT
by Aether Auctions
Est: $0- $0
$22 Bids
2 Indus Valley Ceramic Pots
Oct 30, 9:00 AM MST
2 Indus Valley Ceramic Pots
by Fidelity Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$51 Bid
Two ashtrays and lidded box, H
Nov 03, 10:00 AM CET
Two ashtrays and lidded box, H
by Historia Auktionshaus
Est: €0- €0
€1201 Bid
A Raku Fired Ceramic Cooking Pot, Yasawas, Fiji
Nov 01, 6:00 PM AEDT
A Raku Fired Ceramic Cooking Pot, Yasawas, Fiji
by Theodore Bruce
Est: AUD60- AUD100
AUD301 Bid

Sellers Who Sell Ceramics & Pottery - General


Designer Homes of Central Florida

Designer Homes of Central Florida

Theodore Bruce

Theodore Bruce

Toomey & Co. Auctioneers

Toomey & Co. Auctioneers