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Temmoku style Teapot

Temmoku style Teapot

Harriet Spleth

USA 1946-
ca 1972
This teapot is very similar (on display) to one of three of this potter’s pieces in the Smithsonian from the mid 1970s, after she was married. The artist owned and operated a studio until 1980, when she visited an air show in Cleveland. Within two weeks, she had begun flying lessons and soon dedicated all of her time to flying. She worked as a commercial airline pilot for thirty years and did not return to creating art until 1997. She has a BFA and a MFA from Alfred 

See the one on display in Smithsonian, click here


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