Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction October 28th, 2023

Klocke, Tom (1949-2022) stoneware, tea pot with 4 teacups

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Start price: $20

Estimated price: $25 - $50

Buyer's premium: 10%

Thomas Klocke (1949-2022) stoneware, teapot & 4 teacups, signed on bottom of each, fair condition, one teacup has a missing finger handle, the teapot has minor chips on spout, size: teapot, 10 x 11 x 9 inches, teacups, approx 3 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches. From the estate of Tom Klocke. Thomas Klocke was born May 18, 1949, to Gertrude and Ivan Klocke in Clay Center, Kansas. Their place of residence was Green, Kansas. It was in this rural setting and due primarily to Gertrude that he first experienced the influence that art can have on daily life.He graduated from Clay County Community High School in 1967. He earned a BFA from Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, in 1971 and an MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, in 1973. He was a lifelong artist (as a painter and playwright) and arts advocate having worked at the Kansas Arts Commission in Topeka, Kansas, 1992-2007, and Hospital Audiences Inc. in New York city, 1986-1990.

Condition: fair condition, teapot has minor chips on spout, 1 teacup is missing a finger handle.

Dimensions: 10 x 12 x 12 in

Weight: 7.5 lb