Celery Green Reassembled Ring Teapot
15" tall x 11" wide x 6" deep (2001)Photo by Jon Barber
This teapot was chosen for the “Sixth Taiwan Golden Ceramics Awards,” which was on exhibit from November 27, 2000 to February 11, 2001 at the Taipei County Yingko Ceramics Museum in Taipei, Taiwan. This exhibition included 151 fired clay artworks selected from over 1200 entries submitted by 759 clay artists from 53 countries around the world.
The international jurors for this competition were Janet Mansfield, Sydney, Australia; Tony Franks, Edinburgh, Scotland; Harris Deller, Carbondale, Illinois, USA. Jurors from Taiwan were Yang Winnie, Liou Chen-Chou, and Bob Chen.
From the 151 pieces selected, 18 fired clay artworks were recognized by the jurors with awards. Taiwanese juror Bob Chen honored “Celery Green Reassembled Hollow Ring Functional Teapot” with his “Special Judge’s Prize.”
After the “Sixth Taiwan Golden Ceramics Awards” exhibition was concluded, this teapot was purchased by the Taipei County Yingko Ceramics Museum, and is now held in their permanent collection.