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Kettle and stand with lid and burner

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Marks: "W.A.S.B. & Co Ltd" on underside of kettle; "W.A.S. Benson" on underside of stand. The brass circular kettle of flared, tapering form, the circular lid rising to ebony finial, the looped handle covered with rattan. The brass stand with supporting branches, central domed burner and four...

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Marks

"W.A.S.B. & Co Ltd" on underside of kettle; "W.A.S. Benson" on underside of stand.

Provenance

By 1991, private collection, Washington, DC; 1991, anonymous gift to the MFA. Accession Date: September 25, 1991)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Herbert Heidelberger

English (London), about 1890

Object Place

England

Dimensions

28.5 x 23.5 x 22.2 cm (11 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.604a-d

Medium or Technique

Copper, brass, rattan, ebony

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork