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Teapot - Stacked Donut with Coin Handle
  • Stacked Donut with Coin Handle
    Shire, Peter, born 1947
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Stacked Donut with Coin Handle

  • Object:

    Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Los Angeles (made)

  • Date:

    1982 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shire, Peter, born 1947 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White earthenware, handbuilt. The body and lid were thrown and the handle and spout of slab construction were joined on. The ball is cast and glazed, fired onto the lid. Painted in underglaze colours with clear glaze on top.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Tim Street-Porter

  • Museum number:

    C.222:1,2-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Teapot of white earthenware. Painted in colours and glazed.

Place of Origin

Los Angeles (made)

Date

1982 (made)

Artist/maker

Shire, Peter, born 1947 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

White earthenware, handbuilt. The body and lid were thrown and the handle and spout of slab construction were joined on. The ball is cast and glazed, fired onto the lid. Painted in underglaze colours with clear glaze on top.

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm, Width: 39.6 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot, 'Stacked Donut with Coin Handle', Peter Shire, USA, 1982

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Studio Pottery; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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