Teapot with Straight Spout

Iva Polachova
£250
Teapot with Straight Spout by ceramicist Iva Polachova. A beautiful piece, perfect for serving friends and family. Made from coiled clay and coated in a matt white Lucie Rie glaze.
Teapot with Straight Spout by Iva Polachova. Inspired by Iva’s love of the ritual of sharing tea with friends, this teapot has been entirely crafted by hand and is therefore unique. Iva makes tea pots rarely, each one possessing its own distinct look and character, so make for perfect collector’s items.
Material: Stoneware, White Glaze.
Dimensions: Height: 14cm, Width: 21cm, Depth: 21cm
Care Instructions: Gently wash. Not dishwasher safe.
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Process

Iva’s use of ceramic glazes are limited to shades of white with the occasional use of oxides and slips beneath. Using simple ceramic tools – scraper and rasp blades – the tool marks are often left visible under the glaze as a gentle reminder of the handmade.
Teapot with Straight Spout by Iva Polachova
The Maker Iva Polachova Ceramicist - South East England

Iva Polachova is a London based potter specialising in contemporary ceramics, tableware and decorative vessels. The creative process and rhythm of making are crucial to Iva’s work. She draws inspiration from sculptor Constantin Brancusi on the essential in art and is influenced by artist Paul Klee’s thoughts on the artist distilling from nature. Iva’s work combines balance, clearness, fluidity and tactility. She uses a variety of clays ranging from the refined to the coarse – from porcelain to crank.