Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pisa – brickwork

Pisa, Italy. 9 April. The fifteenth century frontage of the Palazzo Agostini Venerosi della Seta overlooking the Arno. It is almost entirely modelled brick with some lovely details – there is a little figure holding the spiral column on the … Continue reading

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Redesigning a Heal’s Teapot – with a screwdriver and some clay

This porcelain teapot came from Heals in the Kings Road. It looks nice. It pours appallingly partly because the spout is very badly designed. It doesn’t help that it has no steam hole in the lid either. What’s more the … Continue reading

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Battleship Teapots – ‘HMS Kent’

This is one of the latest series of ship teapots – after a long run of trawlers. These began with a WWI cruiser called HMS Kent (http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/monmouth_class.htm). A friend had begun a model of one years ago and it sits abandoned … Continue reading

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