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Peter Shire, Memphis Group California Art Pottery Teapot

$4,650Asking Price

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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),
  • Similar to
    Memphis Group (Retailer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1984
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: 1312039977306

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