objects, the book and teapot, occur in almost all of my work because they
represent containment. A book contains stories, information, and lessons.
A teapot, metaphorically, holds ideas that are filtered, brewed, steeped,
and poured out for fulfillment and understanding. By holding these concepts
these two objects become symbols of the information, informed truths,
childhood experiences, battles won and lost, and rules of etiquette that
we aquire as we grow from children to adults, through reading and living. RWS