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.
Item: Porcelain, Chawan signed and label from The Clay Pigeon
Condition: No post-factory damage, light factory crazing present
Dimensions: 4.125 inches tall by 5.25 inches diameter
Price: $75.00 plus s/i
Item: Rocketship Vase, porcelain
Condition: No post-factory damage is noted.
Dimensions: 7.125 inches tall by 4.875 inches wide
Price: $95.00 plus s/i