October 13, 2013

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Lot 328: Myrton Purkiss

Lot 328: Myrton Purkiss

Plates and bowls (19)

Executed c. 1948
Glazed ceramic
Studio
Each signed "M. Purkiss", and with paper label "Designed & Made by M. Purkiss NO Duplicates U.S.A." individually with numbers "509", "929", "1235", "1239", "1259", "1423", "1424", "1429", "1474", "1954", "1959", "2183", "2816", "2818"; One marked "To Ruth & Dal Merry Christmas '48 From Murt" and numbered "1712"
Largest bowl: 2" x 10.5" diameter; Largest plate: 1.5" x 11" diameter
Provenance: The Estate of Ruth and Dalzell Hatfield, Los Angeles, California;
Thence by descent
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Price Realized: $5,000
Inventory Id: 8366

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