Mark Zamantakis

From the Vasefinder Museum:

Mark Zamantakis (1926-) was born in Utah. He received his B.F.A. in 1950 from the University of Denver and M.A. in 1951, where he was a student of John Billmyer, Charles Raymus and Richard Sorby. In 1969, he also studied wood firing in Kyoto, Japan. From 1960 to 1985, he taught ceramics at Cole Junior High and George Washington High School. He also taught at Northern Colorado, Colorado Women's College and at the Jewish Community Center. He is best known for his outstanding stoneware and porcelain functional wares, where the Mingei aesthetic is an important theme in his work, as well as Chinese and Korean aesthetics. He first exhibited at the International House of Denver in 1960. Exhibited at the Nationals in 1960. Mark's work is in the permanent collection of the Vance Kirkland Museum and Denver Art Museum.

Artist's Works


Item:  Weighted porcelain vase with celadon glaze

Condition:  No post-factory damage.

Dimensions:  4.5 inches tall by 4.875 inches diameter

Price:  $72.00 plus s/i

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Item:  Altered and Flared Vase Form

Condition:  No post-factory damage, with just minor iron spotting from the production process

Dimensions:  5 inches tall by 4.625 inches wide

Price:  SOLD

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Item:  Vessel, porcelain (this is a plated specimen in the Vasefinder Museum)

Condition:  No post-factory damage.

Dimensions:  4.5 inches tall by 4.875 inches diameter

Price:  SOLD to California

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Item:  Chawan, stoneware (this is a plated specimen in the Vasefinder Museum)

Condition:  No post-factory damage.

Dimensions:  3.625 inches tall by 4.5 inches diameter

Price: SOLD to Michigan

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