Movements & Themes: Ceramic Birds

Today's "Movements & Themes" post features another very popular theme for decorative ceramics during the mid-century; birds, birds and more birds.

The quintessential mid-century ceramic birds by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, Italy.

Illegible signature on this piece, looks like Moliarik? via eBay

Bitossi, Italy. via Monument, 1stDibs

Bitossi, Italy. via Monument 1stDibs

Bitossi for Raymor? via Dixon Lane Antiques, 1stDibs

Henrik (Henry) Clante, bird vase, Denmark. via Objects in the Loft, 1stDibs

Henrik (Henry) Clante, bird vessels, Denmark. via Freeforms USA

Ashtrays by John Clappison for Hornsea, England. via Flickr

Salt & Pepper bird shakers by John Clappison for Hornsea, England. via Flickr

Bird vase by Jean Claude Malarmey, Vallauris, France, c.1950's . via Paris 1stDibs

Marianne Starck for Michael Anderson & Sons, marked 907. via Frejasway Ceramics

Bitossi for Rosenthal-Netter. via Etsy

Gerd Hiort Petersen for Soholm, Denmark, figure no 621. via Twenty21


Ray G said...

Wonderful, love them all....I've never seen the Hornsea ones...very striking. A few Bitossi Birds would be better than money in the bank right now too :)

Laura Ottina said...

these are wonderful! may I reblog some of them with credits in a future post?

Mid-Centuria said...

Thanks Ray and Laura!
Laura- of course you may repost them.