Warren MacKenzie Finger Decorated Pottery – Marked

Warren MacKenzie (American, 1924-2018). Studio pottery ceramic white vase with a wide mouth. Glazed stoneware with MacKenzie’s iconic finger decoration along the sides. Stamped along the footrim. Warren MacKenzie was a renowned Minnesota studio potter. A student of Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, he is credited with bringing the functional Mingei tradition to the United States, and spreading it through his own art and mentorship of students during his long tenure at the University of Minnesota. Height: 9 in x diameter: 5 in.