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Published August 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Collectors seek tea sets made to fit together

Designers working after 1920 created very different looks for many common household objects. For centuries a teapot had a rounded body, a handle and a spout. Twentieth-century designers made modern teapots in angular or biomorphic shapes. Spouts were shorter or hidden and handles could be made of Bakelite or some other new material.

By: By Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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