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Teapot

ca. 1980 Warren Mac Kenzie Born: Kansas City, Missouri 1924 stoneware and temmoku glaze with cane overall: 8 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 6 in. (21.6 x 21.0 x 15.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift from the collection of Michael Peter Giza 1998.55.2A-B Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 54A


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Warren MacKenzie uses his glazes to enhance the shape of a pot. In this teapot, for example, the artist let the glaze fall away from the ridges on the body of the pot. This allows his modeling to stand out against the darker glaze.

Keywords

decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - stoneware