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The Los Angeles Potteries Book

Welcome to "Los Angeles Potteries: A Collector’s Journey through Artistry, Craft, and Heritage." Here, we delve into the rich tapestry of Los Angeles Potteries, a company that played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of California Pottery from the 1940s to the early 2000s.

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Los Angeles Potteries

A Collector’s Journey through Artistry, Craft, and Heritage

Through captivating photography and insightful interviews with key figures, this project offers a comprehensive exploration of Los Angeles Potteries' history, craftsmanship, and enduring legacy. Join us as we uncover the stories behind the hand-painted ceramics that have captivated collectors and enthusiasts for decades.

Interviews with 

Chris Gustin, Carol Rhodes and Laurie Gates

Interviews with key figures offer valuable insights into the company's origins and evolution. Serving as the first catalog of Los Angeles Potteries' designs, this book is an essential resource for collectors and researchers interested in the company's contributions to ceramic artistry. Learn about the history of the N.S. Gustin Company, Los Angeles Potteries and Laurie Gates Designs. 

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Travel through Time

Travel through time as we showcase the evolving styles and colors of Los Angeles Potteries' ceramics. From the cream colors and pastels of the 1940s to the iconic mustard yellow and avocado green of the 1970s, each decade brought forth its own unique aesthetic. Explore the breadth of imagery and design, and discover how Los Angeles Potteries adapted to the changing tastes and trends over the years.

Every Piece Tells a Story

Behind every cherished piece of tableware lies a story waiting to be shared. Each item carries memories and meaning, whether received as a gift or passed down through generations. "Los Angeles Potteries: A Collector’s Journey through Artistry, Heritage, and Innovation" offers a window into these stories, preserving the legacy of these treasured ceramics. Own the book and uncover the tales behind these beloved pieces.

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