Thomas Gotham California Pottery 1920s Green Crystalline Glaze Lamp Base
Large, very rare and exceptional Thomas Gotham California arts and crafts crystalline pottery lamp vase. Great form with superior color and glaze. EXCELLENT CONDITION. There is a harmless, non showing chip to the rim that entirely non-showing under the lamp hardware. No other chips, cracks, damage or repair of any kind. Bottom is marked with logo and original paper label. Pottery portion is 11" tall and 8 1/2" wide. Total height to the top of the finial is 23 1/4" tall. The shape was designed by Gotham and the crystalline glaze formulation and actual glazing was executed by him while working at West Coast Porcelain Manufacturers of Millbrae, California (where 'California Porcelain' designed by Bragdon and Thomas of 'California Faience' was made).