June 3, 2007

MODERN ART & DESIGN AUCTION

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Lot 168A: Paul Schreckengost

Lot 168A: Paul Schreckengost

Teapot

1938
Gem Clay Forming Company
Signed "By Paul Schreckengost Gem Clay Forming Co"
7" x 11" x 4"
Paul Schreckengost, brother to Viktor, designed this dramatic teapot as a Christmas gift for special clients of the Gem Clay Forming Company in 1938. The following year he designed the punchbowl set. As few as forty sets are thought to have been produced.
Literature: Duncan, Alastair. Modernism: Modernist Design 1880-1940. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors Club, 1998; Adams, Henry. Viktor Schreckengost and 20th Century Design. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2000.
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Price Realized: $48,000
Inventory Id: 15396

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