Hand Painted Pottery by Nan Hamilton in Boston MA

Welcome to the East Wing 2004

Below you will find all the non-dog pots that have been auctioned on eBay in 2004.

Sloth Bowl

Sloths Sloths

Sloths spend most of their lives hanging from trees, deeply sleeping. On this bowl, they're wide awake, taking a look around. They move so little, moss grows in their coat turning them greenish, effectively disguising them from friends and foe alike. This carved rim stoneware bowl is 6 1/2" wide and 3 1/2" high and holds 4 cups. This pot was sold in December for $213.75.

Bird Container

Birds Birds

A blue grosbeak, a pine grosbeak, a wood thrush, an oriole, a cardinel, and a cedar waxwing flew in to land on this pot. Give the lid a twist and some strange new birds appear. This porcelain container is 3 3/4" wide and 4 3/4" high. This pot was sold in November for $480.02.

Northern Harrier (Marsh Hawk) Vase

Hawks Hawks

These female northern harriers circle this pot, ready to fly off. Also known as marsh hawks, these beautiful birds are found throughout New England. They prefer to nest in marshes and open grasslands, and hunt for mice and voles, flying low over the ground. Made of black stoneware with porcelain overlay, this vase is 4" wide and 6" high. This pot was sold in October for $172.05.

Elephants with a Bouquet Bowl

Elephants Elephants

On this very small sweet bowl, five elephants together hold a bright bouquet, creating a star pattern with their trunks. The outside is black with more nosegays forming a colorful floral band. This porcelain bowl is 4" wide and 1 3/4" high. This pot was sold in September for $425.00.

Mouse Maze Platter

Mice Maze Mice Maze

This platter is a game brought to you by Mouse and Garden. Find your way to the center of the maze; on the way, figure out how many are mice lurking about. This porcelain plate is 10 1/2" wide and 1" high. This pot was sold in August for $515.00.

Chickadee Pitcher

Chickadees Chickadees

Black-capped chickadees leave their winter flocks to form pairs in the spring to breed. These two are probaly considering where to build their new nest. These small and lively birds, commonly found in the northeast, have many calls but the only male calls "Phoebe". This stoneware pitcher is 7 1/4" high and 5 3/4" wide and holds 7 cups. This pot was sold in July for $543.00.

Koi Porcelain Platter

Koi Koi

Koi are a variety of carp that have been bred for beauty and color for at least 2000 years. These hardy, uniquely marked fish have been called "swimming flowers," adding great beauty to the ponds they inhabit. Gregarious, they can be trained to eat from your hand. This large porcelain platter is 13 1/4" wide and 1 3/4" high. This pot was sold in June for $280.00.

Polar Bear Bowl

Polar Bears Polar Bears

The ice is melting in the great blue sea. With seagulls circling, this clan of polar bears make their way to their favorite fishing grounds. This is the vision on this off-white stoneware bowl. Three glazes are used, a blue for the sea, a lighter blue for the sky and a cream which is the background for the underglaze painting. This bowl is 3 1/2" high and 7 1/4" wide. This pot was sold in May for $517.00.

Drinking Elephant Mug

Elephants Elephants

If you smell peanuts, it's a pair of elephants breathing into your mug. They're about to siphon off some of the contents, too, so drink up before they do. This tan stoneware mug is 3 3/4" high and 3 1/2" wide and holds 14 oz. This pot was sold in April for $255.00.

Camel Oasis Mug

Camels Camels

Fill this mug with water to make an oasis in the desert. Be prepared to share with these three camels; their noses are high, sniffing out the liquid just over the edge. Made of off-white stoneware and painted with underglazes, this mug is 3 1/2" high and 3 3/4" wide and holds 14 oz. This pot was sold in April for $355.00.

Standing Rabbits Vase

Rabbits Rabbits

Two alert rabbits stand tall on this cylindrical pot, ready to signal the six playful rabbits behind them to head for safety into the grass. The soft clear colors on this pot give it a calming presence where ever it's placed. This off-white stoneware vase is 5 3/4" high and 2 3/4" wide. This pot was sold in March for $480.00.

Chubby Pigs Cookie Jar

Pigs Pigs

Six chubby pigs cheerfully take their places around this cookie jar. Don't turn your back on them! They might turn around and raid the cookies in the pot. Maybe this pot issues a warning to not eat too many cookies! This stoneware jar is 6 1/4" high and 6 1/2" wide. This pot was sold in January for $227.51.

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