A wheel thrown porcelain teapot by Kentucky artist Larry Watson. The teapot has a classic form with slightly altered spout and signature twisted porcelain handle over the lid. It has a matte green wax resist applied glaze and rests on a raised foot and is signed to the underside.
A 2008 recipient of the Artist Emeritus award by the Kentucky Arts Council, Larry Watson is an accomplished Kentucky artist who has been creating fine porcelain pottery for more than twenty-five years. His work has been featured in notable publications, including Ceramics Monthly, Crafts Report, and Arts Across Kentucky. Watson has served as adjunct professor at Northern Kentucky University, and as president for the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, and on the board of the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. Though most of his career has been spent in Kentucky, his work has been influenced by his participation in art exchange programs in both the Ukraine and France.
|Maker:||Larry Watson, Watson Clay Art|
|Period:||Late 20th Century|
|Number of items:||1|
- minor cracking to the underside of the lid; minor glaze inclusions.