Barney Reid Midcentury Bowl

Barney Reid Modernist Bowl


Item: Barney Reid Ceramic Bowl

Designer/Maker: Barney Reid – earned his master’s in lithography at the State University of Iowa. Reid moved to San Diego about 1950 and went into business selling screen-printed fabrics. Renowned for his enamel work, he was a consummate craftsman and worked in metal, clay, wood, marble and other media. A member of the Allied Craftsmen and the San Diego Art Guild, Reid was employed as a graphic designer by the U. S. Navy. From the late 70’s until his demise, he worked in printmaking almost exclusively.

Description: A large, organically shaped glazed ceramic bowl by San Diego artist Barney Reid, decorated with whitish incised lines in the rich red-orange clay body. Clearly signed BMReid on the underside. This classic midcentury modernist work is from Barney Reid’s estate.

Dimensions: 15.5″ X 9″ X 5″ high

Condition: Very good with a couple of light chips along the edge professionally restored

Price: SOLD

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