Hand Painted Pottery by Nan Hamilton in Boston MA

Welcome to the East Wing 2006

Below you will find all the first of the month pots that were auctioned on eBay in 2006.

Carved Rim Basset Hound Bowl

Basset Hounds Basset Hounds

It's a Basset Hound meet and greet! Nose to nose and tail to tail, they form a ring around this pot. This pot has been thrown on a pottery's wheel, the rim carved while damp, then the dogs on the rim are painted with underglazes. The bowl surface is mirror-like black. This stoneware pot is 3 1/4" high and 7 1/4" wide. This pot was sold in December for $355.00.

Flying Owl Bowl

Owls Owls

The singularly silent flight of owls allows them to hear without interference as they locate prey and stealthily swoop down upon it. The feathers they drop decorate the outside of this bowl. This porcelain pot is 3 1/4" high and 8" wide. This pot was sold in November for $255.00.

Scottish Highland Cow Container

Highland Cow Highland Cow

The Scottish Highland cow is a gentle animal, able to withstand harsh weather. With their high intelligence, good health and ability to thrive in poor grazing conditions, you have the perfect cow! This porcelain covered jar is 2 1/2" high and 4 3/4" wide. This pot was sold in October for $235.83.

Lemonade Pitcher

Lemonade Lemonade

On this pot, a pair of bright yellow warblers alight for a moment in the shade of a lemon tree. Fill this pitcher with lemonade and take it out to the porch for a real summertime treat. This pitcher holds 6 1/2 cups is 7 1/4" high and 5 3/4" wide. This pot was sold in September for $380.00.

Toucan Bowl

Toucans Toucans

There are over 40 kinds of toucans. Fill this bowl with nuts and berries and keep these handsome birds happy. This porcelain pot is 3" high and 7" wide. This bowl was sold in August for $490.36.

Goldfish Salt Shaker

Goldfish Goldfish

Goldfish are social fish. They can recognize their owners and be trained to eat from your hand. This little group will swim on your tabletop, with no need for water changes or snacks. This porcelain shaker is 3 1/4" high and 3" wide. This pot was sold in July for $134.76.

Striped Lemur Vase

Lemurs Lemurs

Lemurs are unique to Madagascar, isolated when the island broke off from Africa many million years ago. Ring-tail lemurs are highly social animals, who spend their days in the trees eating fruit and leaves. This porcelain vase is 10 1/2" high and 5" wide. This pot was sold in June for $510.00.

Little Critters Container

Critters Critters

What do a frog, a mouse, a chick, a hedgehog, a turtle, a chickadee, and a chipmunk have in common? An appreciation of the lowly dandelion. The dandelion stems line up so you can rotate the lid to make new critters, like a mouseadee or a frogmunk. This porcelain jar is 4 3/4" high and 3 3/4" wide. This pot was sold in May for $410.00.

Zebra Bowl

Zebras Zebras

Do stripes define a zebra or do zebras define stripes? This intricate hand-painted bowl, while clearly depicting zebras, becomes almost abstract when viewed from certain angles. This porcelain pot is 2 1/2" high and 5" wide. This pot was sold in April for $560.00.

Wild Roses Vase with Cows

Roses Roses

The lovely hybrid roses found in the garden have been bred from wild roses. On a walk in the countryside today, you'll still see wild roses flourish. Here they grow in a hedge, framing a field of cows. This porcelain vase is 6 1/2" high and 4 1/4" wide. This pot was sold in March for $261.55.

Goldfinch and Sparrow Mugs

Bird Mugs

Two bird mugs, one with a pair of goldfinch and one with a pair of white throated sparrows, are ready to be filled with your favorite beverage. The mugs are is 3 1/2" wide and 3 3/4" high and hold 10 oz each. These two mugs were sold together in February for $302.51.

Crow Bowl

Crows Crows

A ring of crows line the interior of this slightly ominous bowl, waiting for food to arrive. Outside, a flock of crows circle, equally anxious for a meal. This stoneware bowl is 6 3/4" wide and 3 1/4" high. This pot was sold in January for $305.00.

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