Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Classically decorated with cryptic scratches and markings with a powder style glaze in monochromatic earthtones, signed and titled to underside.
23 x 9 in. diameterThe Estate of the late Edward and Violet Kleitz, Cary, North Carolina
The Hand and the Spirit Crafts Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Acquired from the above in March 1975
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Claude Conover studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art. After a long career as a commercial designer, he dedicated himself to the ceramic arts at the age of 55. As a fundamentally self-taught ceramicist, Conover hand-built all his vessels and followed a strategic work schedule allowing for a conscious appreciation of form and decoration. His works are in numerous prominent public and private collections including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
The top rim with two small flea bite chips to the edge.
$4,000 - 6,000