Teapot

  • Byron Temple, Teapot, 1998, glazed stoneware and metal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Eleanor T. and Samuel J. Rosenfeld, 1998.110.1A-B

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Byron Temple based this teapot around his favorite shape, the cylinder, simply adding a spout, lid, and spiraling metal handle. He left the lid and base of the pot unglazed, while the rest is covered in a rich dark hue. This teapot exemplifies the marriage of beauty and function that Temple strove for in his work.

Title
Teapot
Artist
Date
1998
Location
Dimensions
overall: 6 x 5 1/2 x 4 in. (15.2 x 14.0 x 10.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Eleanor T. and Samuel J. Rosenfeld

Mediums
Mediums Description
glazed stoneware and metal
Classifications
Object Number
1998.110.1A-B
Palette
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