Teapot

Description
Small, Aesthetic-style, mixed metal teapot with applied decoration of maple leaves and a spiraling maple key on opposite sides of its apple-shaped body, and a beetle below the stubby conical spout; fixed, tall bracket handle has a smaller maple key at top front corner. Inset circular cover is topped by a ribbed knop and small boss at edge. Flat bottom with four raised feet. Body perforated at spout. Bottom underside is fully marked with "TIFFANY & CO" struck incuse above pattern, order, and hammering and mounting design numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
Date made
1878
maker
Tiffany & Co.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
copper (plating material)
wood (knop material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in; 12.7 cm x 11.43 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1984.0530.01
catalog number
1984.0530.01
accession number
1984.0530
catalog number
1984.0530.01 A, B
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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