many artists are making functional, traditional teapots; other artistic
adventurers are brewing up whimsical sculpture. Explore unique designs
and materials. With the usual image of a ceramic or silver teapot
in one's mind eye, how do you confront a teapot made with holes around
the body? Or one made of woven fabrics, of silk with lace and buttons,
wood, and coins? You do so with tongue in cheek and an intellectual,
fine art sensibility.
tackles the burgeoning activity of teapot making and collecting with
over 450 dazzling color images of teapots from 227 artists in fourteen
countries. Learn who is doing what, where, how, and why.