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The Merlin Teapot for Sheila
The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #1
Added by:
Sheila Flannery
from Los Angeles, CA on 06/16/2004

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #2
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Sheila Flannery
from Los Angeles, CA on 06/16/2004

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #3
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Sheila Flannery
from Los Angeles, CA on 06/16/2004

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #4
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Sheila Flannery
from Los Angeles, CA on 06/16/2004

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #5
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Sheila Flannery
from Los Angeles, CA on 06/16/2004

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #6
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Sheila Flannery
from Los Angeles, CA on 06/16/2004

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #7
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THE RUMPH Webmaster
from Dallas, TX on 12/09/2012

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #8
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THE RUMPH Webmaster
from Dallas, TX on 10/31/2014

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila #9
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THE RUMPH Webmaster
from Dallas, TX on 10/31/2014

The Merlin Teapot for Sheila


Approximately 18" tall, hat and hand remove to pour tea, mint condition, etched signature by Rumph on lower side, Mind Circus logo on bottom.

This piece was commissioned by Sheila Flannery and to her knowledge is one of a kind.

Produced: 1977
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Added on: 06/16/2004
Added by: Sheila Flannery (email me!) from Los Angeles, CA
Current Estimated Value in Excellent Condition: $1,500-$2,200


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Rumph experimented with the paint to make Merlin look glowing and iridescent. He did not know if it would work but apparently it did as in person this sculpture appears to be glowing.
Added by Sheila Flannery from Los Angeles, CA on 06/24/2004


This is a different color variation and a different size. It is 15" tall x 12" wide. It has a hand incised signature "J Rumph 76" plus Mind Circus on the bottom.
Added by THE RUMPH Webmaster from Dallas, TX on 12/09/2012


A recent one sold on ebay for $1914.

It has a different hand with an eye on it and is marked "Mind Circus 1976" and "J Rumph 76" on the bottom.
Added by THE RUMPH Webmaster from Dallas, TX on 10/31/2014