1935 Listed Artist Arthur Eugene Baggs (18861947) studio pottery bowl with Persian blue glaze SIGNED AEB

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1935 Listed Artist Arthur Eugene Baggs (18861947) studio pottery bowl with Persian blue glaze SIGNED AEB

The Charlie B Gallery of Carson City, Nevada is offering this bowl or vase form for sale. Per Vasefinder: Arthur Eugene Baggs (18861947) began his studies at Alfred in 1902, where he was a student of Charles Fergus Binns. Upon the recommendation of Binns, Baggs would first start in 1904 at the Marblehead Pottery, which he was later to purchase in 1915, per Martin Eidelberg. The pottery closed in 1936. From 1925 to 1928, Baggs assisted R.G. Cowan at his pottery. And artin Eidelberg. The pottery closed in 1936. From 1925 to 1928, Baggs assisted R.G. Cowan at his pottery. And later, he was to teach at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, where he influenced several important students, such as Edgar Littlefield, Margaret Steenrod Fetzer, George Fetzer, Gordon Goehring and Herbert Sanders to name a few. Baggs was to dominate the early Nationals with his timeless forms and spectacular glazing, which he was able to revive the salt glaze treatment. Without a doubt, Baggs was a very important artist of the early years of the American Studio Pottery Movement. Arthur Baggs exhibited at the Syracuse Ceramic Nationals in 19331938, 1940 and 1941 where he was able to garner several purchase prizes. This form is signed with initials AEB, 35 for 1935 and HF4. There is a vshaped hairline as shown. This form when tapped with a finger rings nicely. The blue glaze exhibits a few spots of scattered lightness, which I show in the photography. There are no chips or repairs and this pot would be a great one for a beginning collector because of its clear signature and affordable price. All fragile merchandise is shipped using the double box process. read more