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Teapot with metal handle, 1987
Byron Temple

Lambertville, New Jersey, United States of America
Thrown porcelain with salt glaze and metal, H: 7.5 in, W: 5.75 in, DIAM: 4.25 in
Gift of Sandy and Lou Grotta, 1991  91.40A,B
On View
Marks:
Marked with impressed artist's cipher at back below handle, initials BT in a grave-stone shaped reserve.

Provenance: Temple made this piece in 1987 (one of four) for his own collection. Was put in Christmas show at Lee Sklar Gallery in Morristown, NJ where purchased by donors..
Exhibition History:
"Hot, Hotter, Hottest: 300 Years of New Jersey Ceramics", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (October 21, 2016 - ongoing).

"Great Pots: The Vessel as Art, 1900-2000; 20th Century Ceramics from The Newark Museum", The USB Art Gallery, New York, New York (March 9 - May 19, 2006)

"Great Pots: Contemporary Ceramics from Function to Fantasy", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 14, 2003 - June 1, 2003)

"Holiday Show," Lee Sclar Gallery, Morristown, New Jersey (December 1987)

Keywords: Teapot, Porcelain, New Jersey, American, American Pottery, Pottery, Ceramics