ROBERT ARNESON (1930 - 1992)
"Tea is a Beverage Made by Soaking Tea Leaves in Boiling Water," California, 1969; Glazed earthenware; Teapot stamped with title, base stamped ARNESON/CONSIDER THIS SERIOUSLY; Overall: 11" x 13" x 9"; Provenance: Allan Stone Collection, New York; Exhibited: Allan Stone Gallery, New York, Fetishism, October 25 - November 14, 1969; Allan Stone Gallery, New York, Teapots and Other Ceramic Wonderment, November 15 - December 15, 1969; Frumkin Adams Gallery, New York, California in 1960s: Funk Revisited, February 1995; Published: Robert Arneson: Playing Dirty, New York: Allan Stone Gallery, 2012, p. 56
Sale Price: $11,875
Estimate: $4,500 - $6,500
Arneson Estate Number 69.099.S. Repaired breaks to base of handle. A couple of minor glaze flakes to base where teapot sits, one small fleck to edge of lid.