Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teapot
  • England, United Kingdom
  • teapot, late 1700s–early 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver plate, copper, wood, bone
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 7 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 9 1/16 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0332
Description
Exhibitions

Silver plate over copper oval teapot (identified as Sheffield). The lid is hinged and flush with the surface. Lid knob/finial is of wood and carved bone dyed green. Top has an engraved design. It is footed with a pierced raised base. On the side is a carved wood ear-shaped handle riveted into cast pieces attached at the top and base. The spout is attached at the base and rises to the top of the piece.