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.
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