In the gold tweed, a circa the late 1950s to early 1960s, Royal Haeger, amoeba-shaped shallow tray or dish that is marked 169 and USA. Measuring ten and one-half inches by ten inches at the widest points, it is in excellent vintage condition.
First, as a metal sculptor and potter in California, then on to Illinois, Royal Hickman worked for Haeger until 1944 but continued to contribute additional designs to the firm during the 1950s on a freelance basis. He operated art pottery studios in Tennessee and Florida in the '40s and '50s. Hickman also designed crystal animal figurines for the Heisey Glass Company.
From the Estate of Florida Artist Roddy Reed
Royal Haeger Retro Mid-Century Gold Tweed Dish