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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Fridge Teapot


South West Ceramics early Cardew fridge teapot. Designed exclusively for the Tea Council collection in 1990.
Sold on eBay for £14.99 24th April 2007

Tony Carter Allsorts


Here is one of Tony Carter's "new" teapot designs, he has also started his own teapot blog

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Crochet Tea Set


Crochet Tea Set beautifully made by Anne Claire Petite.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Richard Notkin


Richard Notkin Stoneware teapot, 1999. Signed Notkin 1999. 9" x 5 1/4"
Sold for $7,000 on 21st April 2007 by Rago Modern Auctions,Lambertville, NJ USA

Saturday, April 21, 2007

No Stamp Act


English creamware teapot and cover of ovoid form, 1765, with crab stock handle and spout, decorated with iron red floral wreath, inscribed on one side "No Stamp Act", and the other "American Liberty Restored". This is apparently, only the fourth known example, the other three are in the Smithsonian, the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum at Colonial Williamsburg, and in Peabody-Essex Museum. Provenance: Edna Netter.
The estimate was US $20,000.00 - US $25,000.00
Sold for US $130,000.00 on 20th April 2007

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Coalport Teapot Exhibition


The Coalport Teapot Exhibition will take place from April 30th until November 2nd 2007 at the Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge, Shropshire.
Providing visitors with detailed insights into the tea drinking culture in Britain during the 18th and early 19th centuries the exhibition highlights how Coalport China was at the forefront of this.
On offer will be a varied selection of teapots of all shapes and sizes displaying the full range of patterns used on Coalport porcelain in the early 19th century.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Jack in a box


Rare Jack in a box teapot from the early 1980's.
Signed with signature "SM".
For Susan Mason, now Susan Disley.
Sold on eBay for a mere £15.99 15th April 2007

Thursday, April 12, 2007

gun teapot


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Originally uploaded by Sushi Bunny.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Elizabeth I Teapot


A unique Chinese tea kettle that once belonged to Queen Elizabeth I sold for £1,079,000 to a London-based antique dealers Littleton and Hennessy, bidding on behalf of an overseas collector.
The silver-mounted Wucai pot was originally made for a Chinese emperor during the Ming dynasty in the late 15th century.
Alastair Gibson, head of the Chinese department at Sotheby's, said: "It is a wonderful, exotic and historic piece which, at the time, would have blown people's minds. You never saw porcelain in Europe then - it just didn't exist. Everything was dull and tawdry and people were mainly eating off metal."
"The piece symbolised a new age of travel and exploration and we are delighted with the sale."

Monday, April 09, 2007

Bestla tea cosies


Erla Erlingsdóttir from Vienna has been knitting and felting some tea cosies from Icelandic wool.
Bestla

Holly Hanessian


Text Teapot (2005)
Earthenware with low-fire glaze
5" H x 6" W x 4" D
Holly Hanessian is Associate Professor of Art at Florida State University in
Tallahassee, Florida. See more of her work here

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Happy Easter


From all at Lavender Cottage.

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Toucan teapot


Toucan teapot signed 'Linda GR'
Handmade and signed. Purchased in a craft gallery in the late 1970s
Length 27cm.
Sold on eBay 5th April 2007 for £29.99

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Spaceship Teapot


Large Spaceship Teapot produced in 2003 by Cardew Design. [unnumbered]Height 20cm - Width 30cm
Sold on eBay 3rd April 2007 for an unearthly £500

Matt Wilt teapot and cups



Matt Wilt teapot and cups
Originally uploaded by clayglazepots.


See more lovely photographs of teapots here

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

The Teapot and the Fairy Mouse



The Teapot and the Fairy Mouse

Originally uploaded by emily999.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Teapot Family Portrait


Teapot Family Portrait by Jason Fasi

Monday, April 02, 2007

Ray Bub


Two Ray Bub ceramic art teapots
"Strawberry Pink Reassembled Hollow Ring Teapot" and "Yellow Trapezoidal Cross-Section Reassembled Hollow Ring Teapot". Each marked, "RB". The tallest-16", Circa - 2000.
Sold at Dallas Auction Gallery on 28th March for US $1,200.00