Teapot Chestpiece

A little while back I posted a “tea time” themed tattoo and people said that it looked like clip art (to which the wearer replied, “that’s because it is clip art, duh!”, or something like that)… Anyway, I thought on that meme I would also post Alexandra’s teapot chestpiece, done by Joe Stamp at Trilogy in Memphis, TN… Another tattoo that just gets cooler the older you get, and peaks in your seventies!

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38 thoughts on “Teapot Chestpiece

  1. Actually, Joe Stamp has left Trilogy and has started his own tattoo shop, No Regrets. There’s a lot of really fantastic work coming out of that shop.

  2. Cheaterpants! I’ve been planning a teaset-themed chestpiece for quite some time now…

    I’m still going to get it, however… and perhaps we should start a club. We can have tea parties and play musical chairs, and other sorts of appropriate nonsense.

  3. gotta admit, its pretty original…
    never have gone up to someone and been like “damn i LOVE that teapot”… i think she looks great with it

  4. am i the only one who was hoping for a click through?
    really like the tattoo. love the colours and the design. and tea of course. gotta love tea

  5. Am I the only one who’s going crazy because the teapot is tilting backwards yet tea is pouring out?

    It is really pretty though. :)

  6. I always enjoy looking at tea related tattoos. It makes me feel at home. mmmmmm. warm goodness.

  7. Beautifully done, and I love the subject. Tea is awesome, and I love the delft china pattern.

    And hey, certainly doesn’t hurt that the girl is gorgeous too…

  8. i don’t even like tea, but i like this tattoo a lot! i was just wondering if she was planning on shading the cups to match the teapot? either way, it’s a great chestpiece…and her eyes are very striking

  9. yes, very true. like most things in life, medium-sized chest pieces of teapots really go down hill after your 70′s. i mean i can just picture sitting there in the nursing home at 83 with all the whipper-snapper 70-year-olds heckling you, “nice medium-sized chest piece of a teapot, grandma, what do you think you are, like 70?” old people can be so cruel…

  10. Actually Joe Stamp is a shitbag that slept with my wife while I was in Iraq. Quality people there.

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