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Dante's Inferno Teapot
Dante's Inferno Teapot
Artist:
Date:
1991
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Glazed Porcelain
Dimensions:
16 x 14 x 8 in. (40.7 x 35.6 x 20.4 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2006.12.27a-b
Acquisition Date:
2006-04-13
Credit Line:

Gift of the Diane and Sandy Besser Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Porcelain clay, slab construction and hand-formed parts, with low-fired glazes. Relief of tree, stone, masonry and arched stone doorway. A turned vessel top is attached along with a dark standing figure. Luster finished winged skull and torso attached. Glazes range from black to silver, pewter, metallic red and green/blue. Incised signature "de Fazio '91" on the bottom of the pot.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”