Teapot from the Alveston tableware range, designed by Robert Welch for Old Hall and JJ Wiggin in 1962.
The body is made from two pressings, then spot welded and infilled with argon welding. For the first time, and greater accuracy, the spout and knob are formed using a lost wax casting, allowing a more complex shape to be blended into the body. Argon welding completely eliminates any trace of the join. In 1965 the design was given a Design Centre Award
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