Collection Highlights

Gerry Wallace, "Aircraft Carrier" 2005. Stoneware, porcelain, 8.5 x 18.25 x 6.75 in. Kamm Collection 2005.84.1.

Aircraft Carrier Teapot

This teapot sculpture by ceramicist Gerry Wallace takes the surprising form of an aircraft carrier warship, which sits on a separate base made in the shape of ocean waves. The spout of the teapot is formed from an airplane at the bow of the aircraft

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Luck & Flaw, Ronald Reagan Teapot, Margaret Thatcher Teapot

Luck & Flaw Caricature Teapots

These teapots were designed by British satirists Roger Law (b. 1941) and Peter Fluck (b. 1941), who first met and became friends in art school. Each had independent careers illustrating and cartooning before forming the partnership Luck & Flaw in 1975. They began creating three-dimensional

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Annin Barrett (American), “Hair Teapot and Cup” 2011. Human hair, thread, 4.5 x 8.5 x 4.5" (teapot). Kamm Collection 2011.7. Photos: Dan Kvitka.

Hair Teapot and Cup

This teapot, teacup, and saucer were created by the fiber artist Annin Barrett, who lives and works in Oregon and teaches textiles, art, design, and art history at The Art Institute of Portland. Barrett works primarily in sheep’s wool and human hair to create hand-felted

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Marianne Brandt (German, 1893-1983) “Tea Infuser”

Marianne Brandt Tea Infuser

This teapot was designed by Marianne Brandt, an important designer of the Bauhaus School. Brandt first made this teapot while she was a student at the Bauhaus in 1924, and showed this example in an exhibition in Leipzig in 1927, when it was purchased by the

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Richard Notkin, "Curbside Teapot" 1983. Stoneware, 3.5 x 7.25 x 3.88 in. Kamm Collection 1996.1.72. Photo: Tony Cunha.

Richard Notkin Yixing Teapots

These teapots in the Kamm Collection by the ceramicist Richard Notkin (American, b. 1948) were created as part of his Yixing series. Though Notkin is an American artist, many of his works pay homage to traditional styles and forms of the teapots of the Yixing

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Laura Red Sandlin, The Chinese Quinteapots.

The Chinese QuinTeapots

Red Sandlin (American, b. 1958), The Chinese QuinTeapots 2003. Ceramic, painted wood, 39 x 10.75 x 9.25 in. Kamm Collection 2003.36.3. Photos: David H. Ramsey. This teapot sculpture is by the contemporary ceramics artist Laura, or “Red,” Weldon Sandlin. Sandlin was born in Owensboro, KY,

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