Teapot

American
1997
Maker Yoshiko Yamamoto (American, born in Japan, born in 1932)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 24.4 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm (9 5/8 x 6 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5105

Medium or Technique

Silver, Delrin (polyoxymethylene) plastic, gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Tall cylindrical silver teapot of seamed construction, with narrow tubular body ,set at angle, with flaring spout at top and applied circular silver element at bottom as support; circular handle made of Delrin disk secured to silver holder with five pins, and applied to body; separate seamed lid with small gold pin on bezel fitted to notch in body and with conforming silver and Delrin finial joined with three pins.

Markings

Marked on underside of bottom with maker's mark of two Japanese characters and "STERLING"

Provenance

1997, collection of the artist; 2009, purchased from the artist by Yvonne J. Markowitz

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz in honor of the artist and teacher, Yoshiko Yamamoto

Copyright

© Yoshiko Yamamoto