Big abstract latex resist charger made by important American studio potter Clyde Burt (1922-1981) circa 1950s. The heavy 13.5" diameter stoneware charger is hand thrown and is marked with his incised CB monogram on the base and with a partial early exhibition label. He won the Art Institute of Chicago Designer-Craftsman Award in 1957 and his work is found in museums including the Smithsonian American Art Museum & the Everson Museum of Art. He studied at Fort Wayne Art School and the Cape Cod School of Art and completed graduate work under Maija Grotell at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He exhibited at the Ceramic Nationals in Syracuse in 1954, 1956 and 1958. His work is widely collected by Mid-Century modern devotees and appears in major art auctions.