Vintage Medium Size Salad Bowl in Early Ebony Glaze
Andersen Design is an American Designer Craftsmen Studio established in 1952 on Southport Island, Maine, USA by Weston and Brenda Andersen.
This medium salad bowl is cast in a red stoneware body using a casting slip recipe created by Weston Neil Andersen. It Is an early salad bowl dating back to the sixties or earlier. The glaze identifies it as being an early Andersen work because the early glazes have a different character than later ones, affected by many variables including the availability of raw materials which has changed over the decades. This glaze, is designed by Weston Neil Andersen with understated grace. It is a sensual and subtle glaze in the ebony family, which in certain lights takes on a deep brown hue.
This bowl still has a the hand written price tag which says “18.00,l placing it as an early creation.
The medium salad bowl was designed between 1958 and 1968. It is 8 inches in diameter at its fullest and 7 inches diameter at the lower portion of the inside opening. It is 5.75 inches tall.
Everything Andersen Design makes I begins with the raw materials of the earth and is hand made in the USA.