Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Anne Bateman, artist
    1748–circa 1815
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Peter Bateman, artist
    active: England, United Kingdom
    William Bateman, artist
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • teapot, 1800–1805
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver
  • Object Height/Width/Diameter: 18 x 31 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 12 3/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0312.02

Oval teapot with hinged lid and flat base. Wooden handle and spout applied at ends. Body has raised areas of flutes and bands and is heavily engraved with floral neoclassical motifs. Lid knob is off carved bone in the form of a pineapple, is dyed green and has silver leaves. Part of a tea service that includes: teapot, teapot on stand, creamer and sugar.