Armilla Burden
Poodle Teapot

Armilla Marie Burden (American, 1945-2019)
Poodle Teapot 1995
14.1 x 8.75 x 6.25″
Kamm Collection 1997.112.5
Photo: Tony Cunha

Armilla Burden was primarily a self-taught ceramist, but she did apprentice with Ohio artist Jack Earl in 1993-1994. Burden taught ceramic classes at Indian Lake Ceramics in Russells Point, Ohio and took part in many exhibitions in Ohio and Pennsylvania. — The Artful Teapot by Garth Clark

The Kamm Collection has five teapots by Armilla Burden. All are modeled with animal imagery, including elephants, dolphins and birds.