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Peter Voulkos, ‘Rare, large teapot and coffee cup by Voulkos, tea bowl by student, Berkeley, CA’, 1962, Rago/Wright
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Peter Voulkos

Rare, large teapot and coffee cup by Voulkos, tea bowl by student, Berkeley, CA, 1962

Glazed Lincoln fire clay stoneware
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Teapot: 13" x 10 1/2" x 8"

After years of throwing perfectly controlled, …

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Teapot signed VOULKOS 62, cup signed VOULKOS, bowl signed A.S.
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About the work
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Teapot: 13" x 10 1/2" x 8"

After years of throwing perfectly controlled, conventional teapots, Peter Voulkos initiated “Ugly Teapot Competitions” as challenges to his ceramics classes at UC Berkeley in the early 1960s - a reaction against Bernard Leach’s teachings that good, proper pottery had to show …

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Teapot signed VOULKOS 62, cup signed VOULKOS, bowl signed A.S.

Peter Voulkos

Rare, large teapot and coffee cup by Voulkos, tea bowl by student, Berkeley, CA, 1962

Glazed Lincoln fire clay stoneware
Bidding closed
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