Holly Dobkin
Tea Leaves

Holly R. Dobkin (American, b. 1948)
Tea Leaves  2013
fine silver
1.13 x 1.38 x 1.13″
Kamm Collection 2013.66.9
Photo: David H. Ramsey

This Holly Dobkin work is a miniature teapot made of fine silver. It is modeled as a tree stump with a branch acting as the teapot spout. The top face of the stump is a removable lid. The stump is adorned with mushrooms, flowers and leaf blades – the latter forming the teapot handle.