Midcentury ceramic ashtray from the Bird Isle collection
of Marc Bellaire. Bellaire apprenticed under Sascha Brastoff in the late 1940s and early 1950s, then operated his namesake pottery in Culver City, California from 1953 through the early 1960s.
1960s Georges Briard square serving plate and large
square ashtray with gilded botanical pattern on glass. Both signed. Square serving plate, 9.75"L x 9.75"W x 0.875"H; ashtray,10"L x 10"W x 0.75"H. Stress to gold on ashtray where glass has been ...