Item: Organic Dish
Designer/Maker: Barney Reid – earned his masters 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: An early organically shaped stoneware dish decorated with intersecting linear motifs. Signed BMReid on the base but so lightly under the glaze that it doesn’t show up in the photo.
Dimensions: 7-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ high
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