Archive | October, 2017

Willow Teapot

This teapot-shaped sculpture has three parts—the teapot-body, a lid, and a base or tray that it sits upon. Kimberly Sotelo, an artist and furniture-maker, created this piece at the request of the art dealer Leslie Ferrin, along with another sculpture titled Tea Pagoda. Willow Teapot, also incorporates a tiered structure in the lid and the […]

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Gary Noffke Silver Teapot

Gary Lee Noffke is a complex person who cannot be pigeonholed. He is often described as a metalsmith’s metalsmith, a pacesetter, and the “ultimate maverick.”[1] Although Noffke has often gone against the grain, he is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost metalsmiths in the United States. Since the 1960s, this consummate artist has devoted […]

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