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NICODEMUS Bluebird on Stump

$325.00

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  • Product description

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    Ferrostone bluebird on stump by Nicodemus Pottery has light blue feathers with an orange and white belly on a mossy green stump. A yellow beak and glossy black eyes add to the details of this piece. 


    This bluebird is one of hundreds of pieces of ceramics that are available at our location in Grandview! Come in today and see the full collection.

     

    About the Artist:

    Chester Nicodemus (1901-1990) was a Columbus, Ohio potter, sculptor, and teacher known for his small clay birds, as well as other wildlife, teapots and pitchers. His pieces are recognizable as being produced with variously colored translucent glazes, which enhanced the redness of the high iron content of Ohio clay to create a russet brown undertone.

    Nicodemus earned a degree from Cleveland Art School and then went on to teach at Dayton Art School and Wittenberg college. In 1932, he became dean  at the Columbus College of Art and Design and later taught at Ohio State University and served as president of the Columbus Art League. All of Nicodemus' molds and glazes were destroyed upon his death at his request.

     

    KK 613202

  • Product condition

    Great condition.

  • Product Size

    30.5"W x 18"D x 31"H