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ROBERT ARNESON (1930 - 1992)

"A Teapot? Not Very Funky," California, 1969; Glazed earthenware; Teapot stamped A TEAPOT? and incised ARNESON '69, base stamped NOT VERY FUNKY; Overall: 12" x 9" x 10"; Provenance: Allan Stone Collection, New York; Arneson Estate Number 69.029.S; Exhibited: Allan Stone Gallery, New York, Fetishism, October 25 - November 14, 1969; Ibid., Bay Area to New York, October 28 - December 22, 2009; Ibid., Robert Arneson: Playing Dirty, November 1 - December 21, 2012; Ibid., DIS-FUNCTIONAL, July 10 - September 26, 2014; Published: Robert Arneson: Playing Dirty, New York: Allan Stone Gallery, 2012, p. 61; Kedmey, Karen. "Blurring the Boundaries of Form and Function at Allan Stone Projects." Artsy Editorial.Artsy, 18 July 2014.

Sale Price: $5,625

Estimate: $4,500 - $6,500

Condition Report

Base: reglued clean break, some light wear and a few flakes to high points where teapot sits. Teapot: one minute fleck to rim of spout.