Clyde Burt Ceramic Reliefs

birds, ca. 1960's, glazed stoneware, 16.25 x 22.5 in., Wright Auctions (sold $978 in 2002)

abstract wall plaque, ca.1950-60's, 19.75h x 37w in., ebay at time of post

Ceramic artist Clyde Burt (1922-1981) is widely recognized as a pioneer in the American studio ceramics movement. He studied at Fort Wayne Art School and the Cape Cod School of Art and completed graduate work under Maija Grotell at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He exhibited at the Ceramic Nationals in Syracuse in 1954, 1956 and 1958. His pieces are highly sought after and are in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Everson Museum of Art.

Nuns wall plaque, ca. 1960, 37h x 26.5w in., Wright Auctions ($2800 at time of post)

woman with bird plaque, ca. 1960's, 25.25h x 21w in., Wright Auctions (sold $978 in 2002)

tile face plaque, ca. 1960's, 22.25h x 21.5w in., Wright Auctions (sold $1,093 in 2002)

Pair of face plaques, ca. 1960's, 12" diameter, Wright Auctions 2003

abstract plaque, ca. 1960's, 16.25h x 22.75w in., Wright Auctions (sold $2,250 in 2007) 

Victorian House wall piece, 1971, glazed stoneware, wood, 32.5h x 28w x 4d in., Wright Auctions 2007

If you are interested in Clyde's work see his Facebook page hosted by his son Ron.

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