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Teapot, part of a three-piece tea set

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The raised round teapot rests on a simple circular base; it has a flaring applied spout and a C-shaped wooden handle. The detachable lid has a wooden finial set at a sloping angle.

Inscription

None.

Marks

"STERLING / A. SOLOWIJ / ENTIRELY HAND / WROUGHT" struck incuse on underside

Provenance

2004, given by the artist to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Miwa A. Watkins

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1956–57

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 22.2 x 6 x 9.2 cm (5 x 8 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.203.1

Medium or Technique

Silver, wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware