Rockwell Kent

Rockwell Kent (American, 1882-1971)
Vernon Kilns (USA, 1931-1958)
Salamina Coffee Pot 1939-1942
8.25 x 8.5 x 5.13″
Kamm Collection 2003.92

Rockwell Kent was an American painter and illustrator, who also applied his talents to ceramic design for the manufacturer Vernon Kilns. This coffee pot from the dinnerware pattern “Salamina” depicts a statuesque woman in a landscape. Kent had lived in Greenland with an Eskimo woman and her child. He wrote and illustrated a book about his adventures there, titled Salamina.