One of the most talented (and imitated) artists working in California in the 1940s and 1950s was Hedwig “Hedi” Schoop (1906-1996). She designed and modeled almost every piece in her line. Though her ceramic creations include vases, plates, bowls, ashtrays and other forms, Schoop’s figurines of men and women are the most popular with collectors. Read More +
Did you know one of California’s most successful pottery companies was launched by a 17 year old and his twin bother? This feature on Twin Winton Pottery’s early animals focuses on items designed by boy genius twins Don and Ross Winton. Initially sold from their family garage in 1936, these figurines became the foundation for one of America’s great pottery companies – Twin Winton.
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