Ittel Bonsai Pottery
Michael Hagedorn
This round pot is finished in a rich red glaze. It is used, but in great condition with a nice patina. The outside dimensions are 9.25” diameter and 2.75” high with an inside of 7.5x2.25. MH1-9233 $300
Twenty years ago, this unused pot sold for $95 - the price is still written in chalk inside the pot. The outside dimensions are 8.5x6.5x2” with an inside of 7.5x5.5x1.25”. MH1-9247 $200
This small oval pot is finished in a nice, rich blue glaze with iron highlights. The oval pot outside dimensions are 6x4.5x1.75” with an inside of 5.5x4x1.25”. MH1-9261 $125
Twenty years ago, this unused pot sold for $125 - the price is still on the inside of the pot. The oval pot outside dimensions are 10x8x2” with an inside of 9x7.25x1.25. MH1-9254 $300
This small, round pot is finished in an interesting combination of glazes. The outside dimensions are 5” diameter and 2” high with an inside of 4x1.75”. MH1-9268 $100
This tiny, round pot has outside diameter of 3.5” with a height of just over 1.5”. Inside are 2.75“ and 1.25”. MH1-9275 $75
Michael is no longer in the pottery business, spending all of his time on developing bonsai, teaching and running an informative blog. He produced a good range of works which are appreciating in value because there will be no more. Many are in use, but a growing number are headed to collections. Additional photographs of all of the pots are available.
Crataegus Bonsai
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Squeezed octagonal shape. Bears the Cretaegus stamp but the initials are not right. Used, with lime deposits. MH1-9829 $50
This small, round pot is finished in an interesting combination of glazes. The outside dimensions are 5” diameter and 2” high with an inside of 4 x 1.75”. MH1-9268 $100
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Nice, high-fired, oval crackle-glaze. Outside dimensions are 8.25 x 5.75 x 1.5” and inside are 7.5 x 5 x 1.25”. MH1-0024 $200
This un-glazed, hand-thrown, round pot has a nice flair. It bears the Cretaegus stamp. Outside dimensions are 5.5 x 2” with 4.25 x 1.5” inside. MH1-9868 $175
This fun, acentric, eccentric pot is relatively primitive and bears the Cretaegus stamp. Outside, it is 6.25 x 2.25” and inside 5.25 x 1.5” MH1-9875 $100
This round, rustic pot has an interesting lip. It would be good for a literati. Outside dimensions are 7.75 x 2” with 6.5 x 1.25” inside. MH1-9862 $175
Bears the Cretaegus stamp In 4.25 x 1.25” Out 3.75 x 1” MH1-9856 $100
Bears the Cretaegus stamp and turitella shells on the sides. Dimensions are 6.75 x 1.75” outside and 6 x 1” inside MH1-9843 $225
This fun, eccentric, primitive pot bears the Cretaegus stamp. Outside dimensions are 6.75 x 1.5” and inside 5.5 x 1.25”. MH1-9836 $100
This burnished but unglazed pot bears round imprints around the edge. It is round with inside 6.75 x 2.25” and outside 5.75 x 1.25” MH1-9823 $125
Has a minimal, flat glaze. Round dimensions are 6.5 x 1.75” ourtside and 5.75 x 1.25” inside. MH1-9817 $100
Michael Hagedorn
This round pot is finished in a rich red glaze. It is used, but in great condition with a nice patina. The outside dimensions are 9.25” diameter and 2.75” high with an inside of 7.5x2.25. MH1-9233 $300
Twenty years ago, this unused pot sold for $95 - the price is still written in chalk inside the pot. The outside dimensions are 8.5x6.5x2” with an inside of 7.5x5.5x1.25”. MH1-9247 $200
This small oval pot is finished in a nice, rich blue glaze with iron highlights. The oval pot outside dimensions are 6x4.5x1.75” with an inside of 5.5x4x1.25”. MH1-9261 $125
Twenty years ago, this unused pot sold for $125 - the price is still on the inside of the pot. The oval pot outside dimensions are 10x8x2” with an inside of 9x7.25x1.25. MH1-9254 $300
This small, round pot is finished in an interesting combination of glazes. The outside dimensions are 5” diameter and 2” high with an inside of 4x1.75”. MH1-9268 $100
This tiny, round pot has outside diameter of 3.5” with a height of just over 1.5”. Inside are 2.75“ and 1.25”. MH1-9275 $75
Michael is no longer in the pottery business, spending all of his time on developing bonsai, teaching and running an informative blog. He produced a good range of works which are appreciating in value because there will be no more. Many are in use, but a growing number are headed to collections. Additional photographs of all of the pots are available.
Crataegus Bonsai
Sold Sold
Squeezed octagonal shape. Bears the Cretaegus stamp but the initials are not right. Used, with lime deposits. MH1-9829 $50
This small, round pot is finished in an interesting combination of glazes. The outside dimensions are 5” diameter and 2” high with an inside of 4 x 1.75”. MH1-9268 $100
Sold Sold
Nice, high-fired, oval crackle-glaze. Outside dimensions are 8.25 x 5.75 x 1.5” and inside are 7.5 x 5 x 1.25”. MH1-0024 $200
This un-glazed, hand-thrown, round pot has a nice flair. It bears the Cretaegus stamp. Outside dimensions are 5.5 x 2” with 4.25 x 1.5” inside. MH1-9868 $175
This fun, acentric, eccentric pot is relatively primitive and bears the Cretaegus stamp. Outside, it is 6.25 x 2.25” and inside 5.25 x 1.5” MH1-9875 $100
This round, rustic pot has an interesting lip. It would be good for a literati. Outside dimensions are 7.75 x 2” with 6.5 x 1.25” inside. MH1-9862 $175
Bears the Cretaegus stamp In 4.25 x 1.25” Out 3.75 x 1” MH1-9856 $100
Bears the Cretaegus stamp and turitella shells on the sides. Dimensions are 6.75 x 1.75” outside and 6 x 1” inside MH1-9843 $225
This fun, eccentric, primitive pot bears the Cretaegus stamp. Outside dimensions are 6.75 x 1.5” and inside 5.5 x 1.25”. MH1-9836 $100
This burnished but unglazed pot bears round imprints around the edge. It is round with inside 6.75 x 2.25” and outside 5.75 x 1.25” MH1-9823 $125
Has a minimal, flat glaze. Round dimensions are 6.5 x 1.75” ourtside and 5.75 x 1.25” inside. MH1-9817 $100