Teapot Styles — Art Deco

Teapot styles tend to parallel the styles of other objects, from buildings, to art works, to furniture and clothing. The Art Deco period is one that especially stands out and that was reflected in teapot designs. Those designs had a wide range of approaches and materials. Time to go exploring. When someone thinks of art …

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Replacing Your Irreplaceable Teawares

People who have read some articles on this blog about Shelley, Wedgwood, Sadler, Byrd Pottery, Louisville Stoneware, Poplar Ridge, Hemisphere, Amsterdam, and other teapots, teacups, etc., have asked about how to value their pieces and how to find replacements. While valuing pieces is a very tricky business and best handled by those devoted to it, …

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