18th Nov, 2022 11:00 EST

Modern and Contemporary Craft: Selections from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

 
  Lot 78
 

78

Peter Pincus (American, b. 1982)
"Perfume Bottle and Hand Mirror", USA, 2014

Porcelain, stoneware
Comprising a colored stoneware base in the form of a hand mirror, surmounted by a two-part porcelain sculpture in the form of a perfume bottle
Incised to underside of lower section of perfume bottle sculpture: "Pinc"

H: 8, W: 12 7/8, D: 7 1/2 in.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Sold for $504
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

Porcelain, stoneware
Comprising a colored stoneware base in the form of a hand mirror, surmounted by a two-part porcelain sculpture in the form of a perfume bottle
Incised to underside of lower section of perfume bottle sculpture: "Pinc"

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Artist Biography

Born in 1982 in Rochester, New York, Peter Pincus is recognized for ceramic works combining exquisite form and intense color. In his process, Pincus merges color theory, design history and technological innovation into his ceramics. Pincus received both his BFA, 2005, and MFA, 2011, from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Pincus held residencies at the Mendocino Art Center, in Mendocino, CA, and the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana. Pincus has held teaching positions at the Haystack School, Mountain School of Craft, and worked at the Genesee Center for Arts and Education in Rochester, NY as studio manager and resident artist coordinator. Currently, Pincus serves as Assistant Professor of Art at the School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology. His work can be found in private and public collections including the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas and the Schien-Joseph International Museum, Alfred, New York.

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