Spiral-lobed, globular teapot with bands of spiraled drops for the cylindrical neck and circular, flared foot. Flat-top, hinged lid is topped by a cast vertical melon shape. Cusped, C-curve handle is pinned into thin insulators and trumpet-shaped oval sockets. Body perforated at plain, shallow S-curve spout. Underside of flat bottom is struck incuse with concentric circular mark of "KANN BROS SILVER CO / BALTO. / QUADRUPLE / PLATE" next to "6 / 1133". Same numbers are scratched inside lid; inside upper half of hinge is stamped "IV".
Maker is Kann Bros. Silver Co. of Baltimore, MD; 1899-1913.
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Object Name
date made
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 17.1 cm x 24.5 cm x 14.5 cm; 6 3/4 in x 9 5/8 in x 5 11/16 in
overall: 7 1/8 in x 9 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 23.1775 cm x 13.335 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
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accession number
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Theunissen
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