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Lot 0175A
Russel Wright (American 1904–1976), rare large rectangular planter glazed in jonquil yellow. Planter with slightly wavy body and coarse texture under glaze, interior in black glaze. Mid century modern art pottery planter created at the Atlanta Brick facility.
Pottery firing facility was owned by Bauer pottery. Interestingly, the glazes used on the Russel Wright pieces were ruining the firing kilns so they were soon after discontinued. This particular pottery planter stands as one of the few and highly rare pieces with the original Russel Wright glazing from this particular facility in Georgia. Unmarked. Height 12.5", width 11", depth 9.5"

Condition

minute hairline on rim

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Rare Mid Century Modern Russel Wright Planter

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000Mar 15, 2014