Maker Yoshiko Yamamoto (American, born in Japan, born in 1932)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Overall: 24.4 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm (9 5/8 x 6 x 2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, Delrin (polyoxymethylene) plastic, gold
Not On View
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.
Marked on underside of bottom with maker's mark of two Japanese characters and "STERLING"
1997, collection of the artist; 2009, purchased from the artist by Yvonne J. Markowitz
Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz in honor of the artist and teacher, Yoshiko Yamamoto
© Yoshiko Yamamoto