Teapot

Description
Conical teapot on shallow foot ring with a flared, hinged lid topped by cast circular knop, a slender S-curve, low-mounted spout and a tapered S-curve handle. Body has relief bands of laurel leaves and berries at top and bottom, and an empty, chased and engraved laurel wreath reserve on one side; perforated at spout. Underside of flat bottom is struck incuse "QUADRUPLE PLATE" arched above a spider web with "W" in five-pointed star at its center, and "179" below.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
date made
1886 - 1928
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 21.2725 cm x 17.4625 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
DL*366316
catalog number
366316
accession number
124063
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Daughters of Mrs. Alice Pike Barney
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