The Kamm Teapot Collection is extensive.
They are also posting their collection on Facebook for more
It seems likely that many Orchid Ganoksin readers have metalwork in
the collection, but your comment also raises a serious issue.
When your work is sold, it should be an expectation from the artist
that you are informed about who buys your work.
The Consignment Contract in the Professional Guidelines states:
"Accounting for one-of-a-kind Artwork. For one-of-a-kind artwork
with a retail price of $500 or more, the gallery will furnish the
name, mailing address, and telephone number of the client / collector
who purchases the artwork. Artist agrees not to contact the client
for the purpose of selling artwork directly to the client and the
gallery will be informed or receive a copy of any communication
between artist and client that relates to this artwork as long as the
contract remains in effect."
The objective is to help artists keep track of the provenance for
The time has passed where artists and makers can depend on galleries
to be their patron and advocate. If a gallery closes the location of
your work will be lost forever.
The time has come for artists and makers to be better advocates for
their work. This includes knowing who purchases important work and
this should be written into your contract.
There are 3 contracts, and 19 documents in the Professional