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

Lot 1874

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

Glazed Lincoln fire clay stoneware
Rago
Estimated value: $9,000–$12,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
$7,000
00d  01h  34m  39s
Live May 19, 6:30pm
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About the work
Provenance
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Rago

Teapot: 13" x 10 1/2" x 8"

After years of throwing perfectly controlled, …

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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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Signature
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, Rago
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Peter Voulkos, ‘Rare, large teapot and coffee cup by Voulkos, tea bowl by student, Berkeley, CA’, 1962, Rago
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About the work
Provenance
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Rago

Teapot: 13" x 10 1/2" x 8"

After years of throwing perfectly controlled, …

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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 …

Read more
Signature
Teapot signed VOULKOS 62, cup signed VOULKOS, bowl signed A.S.

Peter Voulkos

Lot 1874

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

Glazed Lincoln fire clay stoneware
Rago
Estimated value: $9,000–$12,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
$7,000
00d  01h  34m  39s
Live May 19, 6:30pm
By placing your bid you agree to Artsy's Conditions of Sale.
Have a question? Read our auction FAQs or ask a specialist.