Harry Bertoia Important Early Teapot
Harry Bertoia Important early teapot
USA, c. 1942
sterling silver, ebony, brass
8.5 w x 4.25 d x 6.5 h inches
Hardy Brodersen has had a long career as an accomplished designer, painter and architect. In 1941, Mr. Brodersen enrolled at Cranbrook Academy of Art where he attended courses taught by Harry Bertoia who became both a friend and mentor. In 1946, Bertoia gifted this exceptional silver teapot to Hardy and Jenny Brodersen for their wedding and it has remained in their collection until now.
Provenance: Gift from the artist to Hardy and Jenny Brodersen