Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tea urn
  • Daniel Smith & Robert Sharp
  • tea urn, 1787
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 52.8 x 29.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 20 3/4 x 11 1/2 in
  • Gift of Senior Class of 1963
  • Not on display
  • 1963.0009
Description
Literature

Tea urn with threaded edges. The urn is on a four footed, raised base. Each of the feet has an acanthus leaf design. The vase-shaped urn has two handles and a spout near the bottom of the body. Above the spout is a circular medallion with a geometric design inside. The lid of the urn has an acorn-shaped finial.