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.
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. Condition reports are rendered as specialist opinion by the staff of the Auction House and/or independent consultants and not as statements of fact. We do not guarantee the content of written or verbal condition reports. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call us at (609) 397-9374 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.