Red Teapot (P327)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Red Teapot

Made in

London

Date

1982

Description

Handbuilt earthenware teapot in an abstract shape, decorated with lustres, enamels and glazes in various colours, including red, orange, purple, green and white.

Materials and techniques

Hand-built and decorated with lustres, enamels and earthenware glazes.

Dimensions

height:  30cm
width:  36cm

Object number

P327

Category

  • Red Teapot, Angus Suttie, 1982, Crafts Council Collection: P327.

Maker's statement

One of three (see also P301 and P328) non-functional pieces influenced by the West Coast (American) "tradition" of working out variations on a well known or "classic" ceramic object (eg. teapot, plate or cup) in a spirit of decadent playfullness to make a sculptural object.