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Teapot

ca. 1980 Warren Mac Kenzie Born: Kansas City, Missouri 1924 stoneware and temmoku glaze with cane overall: 9 x 9 x 6 1/4 in. (22.9 x 22.9 x 15.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift from the collection of Michael Peter Giza 1998.55.1A-B Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 54A


Luce Center Label

Warren MacKenzie uses tools such as files, wire, cheese cutters, and wheels from toy trucks to create patterns on his pieces. The artist has replaced the traditional round body of this teapot with flat sections that were created by cutting the side of the vessel once it was partially dry.

Keywords

decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - stoneware