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Object of Desire: Marble Teapot from Astier de Villatte

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Object of Desire: Marble Teapot from Astier de Villatte

July 11, 2017

Just when we thought we had tired of the marbelizing trend: French design company Astier de Villatte changes our mind with the quirky Gaston Teapot, a collaboration with NY shopkeeper extraordinaire and decoupage artist John Derian, who was inspired by 19th-century patterns.

Hand-formed from brown terracotta clay with a marbleized glaze, the Gaston Teapot is priced at 4,699 SEK ($556 USD) at Artilleriet in Sweden (it&#8
Above: Hand-formed from brown terracotta clay with a marbleized glaze, the Gaston Teapot is priced at 4,699 SEK ($556 USD) at Artilleriet in Sweden (it’s also available for $700 at John Derian in New York).
A closer view of the green, yellow, and terracotta marble pattern.
Above: A closer view of the green, yellow, and terracotta marble pattern.
The interior is glazed in Astier de Villatte&#8
Above: The interior is glazed in Astier de Villatte’s signature white glaze. For more Astier de Villate teapots (priced in the $300 to $400 range), visit Sue Fisher King.
A look inside the teapot.
Above: A look inside the teapot.

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