Sculpture

The Pot-o'Tea'n Still

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You're probably aware of the illicit Irish whisky known as 'poteen', often made from potatoes. Well, if you fancy some whisky, but are quite partial to a decent cup of tea as well, you might be interested in combining the two using this device - the "Pot-o'Tea'n" Still. Tests have shown that 90%-proof Earl Grey could soon be a reality on your dining table!

Materials: copper kettle, church-lamp parts, brass, copper, shell cases
Dimensions: 16" high x 12" wide x 12" deep (45cm x 31cm x 31cm)
Weight: 7lb (3kg)

This piece was displayed as part of Oxford Artweeks. It has also been seen at the Buckinghamshire Arts Society Spring Exhibition and Fringe Arts Bath. In September 2017, it was shown at Kempton Steam Museum in London, and has also been on long-term display at Living Art, Hungerford. From October 1st 2020, it was seen at the Gallery of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen in Cheltenham, until August 2021, from when it was on view as part of the Oxford Sculptors Group exhibition at Spetchley Park Gardens. Towards the end of May 2022, it will be on display at Guild Crafts Tetbury.

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