Tea Strainer

  • Anita Wiedenhoeft, Tea Strainer, ca. 1975, copper and brass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1975.165

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The jewel-like form and playful lines of this tea strainer lead us to ask whether or not it is meant to be functional. The holes in the drip bowl echo the curved lines of the handle, unifying the parts in an elegant and whimsical form, while imitating the splashing and swirling of tea as it flows from a pot into a cup.

Title
Tea Strainer
Artist
Date
ca. 1975
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
length: 7 1/8 x 2 7/8 in. (18.2 x 7.2 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
copper and brass
Classifications
Object Number
1975.165
Palette
Linked Open Data
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