Yukon Teapot and Lid

  • Philip Cornelius, Yukon Teapot and Lid, 1981, porcelain, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dorothy and George Saxe, 1995.78.1A-B

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Philip Cornelius feels that his thinware must be held to be appreciated, and the bumpy surface of Yukon Teapot certainly encourages that. The artist's pots appear fragile and delicate, but are actually quite durable because of the intense heat he uses to fire them.

Title
Yukon Teapot and Lid
Artist
Date
1981
On View
Dimensions
overall: 6 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (17.2 x 16.0 x 7.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Dorothy and George Saxe

Mediums
Mediums Description
porcelain
Classifications
Object Number
1995.78.1A-B
Palette
Linked Open Data
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