DAVID BATZ Studio Pottery Stoneware Serving Tray Platter Blue & Brown 18 x 10.5

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 07, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House
DAVID BATZ Studio Pottery Stoneware Serving Tray Platter Blue & Brown 18 x 10.5
One owner - Rarely used - has mostly been packed away. It's time to downsize and find this wonderful piece a new home.
A FANTASTIC ITEM FROM THE CLEVELAND , OHIO ART COMMUNITY AND PRODUCED BY POPULAR CERAMICS ARTIST AND TEACHER DAVID BATZ. MR. BATZ DIED IN 1994 AT THE AGE OF 49. ACCORDING TO THE OBIT, HIS WORK WAS EXTREMELY POPULAR AND HE HAD A GREAT FOLLOWING THROUGH VARIOUS ART EXHIBITS AND GALLERY PRESENTATIONS. MR. BATZ WAS ACTIVE IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND WAS VERY ACTIVE IN THE LOCAL ARTS. HE OPERATED THE FIORI GALLERY IN THE LITTLE ITALY AREA OF CLEVELAND. THIS PIECE IS A TREMENDOUS EXAMPLE OF HAND-THROWN POTTERY WHICH HE FURTHER DECORATED AND SCULPTED PRIOR TO FIRING.