Vintage Pottery Plate / Platter with Grass Design
Vintage pottery plate/platter with beautiful hand-painted grass designs on the front and back. It would look beautiful displayed alone on any table, resting on top of a large stack of art books on the coffee table, or even hung on the wall.
Artist stamped on bottom. (Richard Bresnahan)
Dimensions: 11” wide x 1.75” tall/thick
Condition: very good condition overall. No chips or cracks in the pottery. Some light crazing on the glaze.
About the artist (via (https://www.saint-johns-pottery.org/bresnahan/plates )
Richard Bresnahan is the director of The Saint John’s Pottery and artist-in-residence of Saint John’s University and the College of Saint Benedict. Bresnahan studied with art historian Sister Johanna Becker, OSB, at Saint John’s University and completed a nearly four-year apprenticeship in ceramics with a Living National Treasure family in Karatsu, Japan, earning the designation Master Potter. In 1979, he returned to the United States to establish The Saint John’s Pottery in Collegeville, Minnesota. His handmade, functional work can be found in collections such as the Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota and the Idemitsu Museum of Arts in Tokyo, Japan.”