David Bennett

David Bennett (American, b. 1954)
Teapot (OSV Series) 2011
laminated cherry
9 x 13.5 x 7.25″
Kamm Collection 2011.23.1
Photo: courtesy of the artist.

David Bennett’s patterned teapot is made of chips of cherry wood that have been glued together. The artist calls this an Oriented Strand Vessel or OSV. His name is a play on OSB (Oriented Strand Board), the manufactured wood sheet that is a staple of the building industry.