Peter Shire, Memphis Group California Art Pottery Teapot

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Peter Shire (1947) USA

“Bouncing-ball” Teapot 1984

Hand-formed and glazed earthenware of double cone and intersecting rectangle form; spherical finial, spout, and lid
Made by Shire at his studio in Echo Park, California

Marks: Shire 1984

For more info see: Tempest in a Teapot, the Ceramic Art of Peter Shire, Norman M. Klein et al. (New York: Rizzoli, 1991)

Peter Shire (born 1947) is a Los Angeles artist. Shire was born in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles, where he currently lives and works. His sculpture, furniture and ceramics have been exhibited in the United States, Italy, France, Japan and Poland; Shire has been associated with the Memphis Group of designers, has worked on the Design Team for the XXIII Olympiad with the American Institute of Architects, and has designed public sculptures in Los Angeles and other California cities. Shire has been honored by awards for his contribution to the cultural life of the City of Los Angeles.
Details
Creator
Peter Shire (Designer)
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1984
Period
Late 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
spout
lid Made by Shire at his studio in Echo Park
California
Hand-formed
glazed earthenware of double cone
intersecting rectangle form
spherical finial
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
12 in. H x 10 in. W
30 cm H x 25 cm W
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
1312039977306
Address
Historical Design, Inc
By Appointment Only
315 E. 91st St.
New York NY 10128
US
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