Bowls, Apple Shaped Shallow Bowls, Hoenig of California Pottery, 734, Set of 2, USA, SOLD

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Description

  • Pattern: Apple 734
  • Made in USA 
  • Vintage: 1960’s
  • Details:  This is a very popular shallow bowl from one of the lesser known California Potteries, Hoenig of California.  We are offering a set of two apple shaped bowls in a very pretty aqua turquoise blue.  They are both marked on the bottom, one is more legible than the other: “Hoenig of Calif 704 USA”.   These are not only very cute, they are very useful as trinket dishes and serving dishes.   Would look great displayed on a wall in a country or farmhouse style decor, there’s a small hole for hanging on the top.  
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions:  6.0 inches Long, 6.0 inches Wide and 1.75 inches Tall
  • Condition:  Vintage – Used.  Excellent Condition.  There is a little crazing on the bottom.  There are no chips, cracks or scratches on either of these bowls.   Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new.  Every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.   Refunds will not be given unless there’s gross misrepresentation of condition.
  • Shipping is included on every order (continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  AK, HI and International shoppers, please Contact Us for shipping rates. 

Lou Hoenig of California is one of over 1,000 California potteries that were in business from the 1930’s to the 1960’s, with the greatest concentration of companies being in Los Angeles.  These companies produced ceramic tableware, kitchenware, giftware, and art ware.  Their heyday came around World War II since imports from Europe and Asia were no longer coming into the US.   By the 1950’s, with increased trade agreements with European and Asian countries, competition grew fast and the US potteries could not compete with the lower priced Asian goods.  Only a very few California potteries survived through the early 1960’s.  We found very little information specific to Hoenig of California, based on what we have found, there are two possible scenarios: 1) Hoenig of California was too small and did not stay in business very long.  2) Lou Hoenig was actually an artist working for Belmar of California (we did find some pieces marked “Belmar-Hoenig”).  3) Hoenig merged with Belmar at some point in the 1960’s (Belmar, based in Los Angeles, was only in operation from 1965 – 1967).  

Additional information

Weight3.0 lbs
Dimensions9 × 9 × 5 in

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