Posting ID : B1015697080
Date Posted : 2013-07-08
Category : Antiques By Owner
Vintage La Solana ware Pottery- complete set! The large heavy artisan pottery produced in Scottsdae, AZ 1950-1960. Collectors set can be used in the oven and for serving. Sleek lines with semi-matte smooth glaze in soft buttery colors displays the craftsmanship and the hallmark of La Solana Ware.
Yellow, Light Green,Turqoise, Tan/Mauve
Skillets, individual casseroles, lidded ramekins, pottery cruet, spoon rest, cookie jar, french onion soup bowl, dishes, mugs, etc.
See below for sample descriptions.
Large heavy turquoise pottery skillet (also called a lidded casserole) 9" in diameter at its top, nearly 13" accross at its hollow handle, 7" in diameter at its unglazed base ring, and 3" tall, rising to 5-1/2" tall with lid.
Individual casserole 6" in diameter at its top, 8-1/4" accross to the tip of its hollow handle, 4-3/4" in diameter at its unglazed base ring, and a scant 1-1/2" tall.
Lidded Ramekin large is 5-1/2" in diameter at its top, 8-1/8" accross to the tip of its handle, 4" in diameter at its unglazed base ring, and 2-1/2" tall. And small version when lidded is 4-1/4" in diameter at its top, 6-1/2" accross to the tip of its handle, 2-1/2" in diameter at its unglazed base ring, and 2-1/4" tall. Again the handle is not hollow. When lidded, the peice stands 3-3/8" tall to the top of its lid knob. Ramekin holds 1-1/2 cups.
Mauve/Tan cookie jar is 7-1/4" in diameter at its bottom, slopes upward to its 5-3/4" diameter top, and is 7-1/2" accross at its diagonal knob handles. It is 5-1/2" tall, rising to 7" tall to the top of its lid knob when lidded.
Below are the Solana Ware labels and an ad below are often seen with peices. Many Solana Pottery peices are found without labels and many, if not most, La Solana peices are unmarked, and originally carried paper stickers like the one pictured below. Some carry unclear incising on the bottom due to the glazing.