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Teapot (England), 1798–99

This is a teapot. It was made by Peter Bateman and Ann Bateman. It is dated 1798–99 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silver, caved wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Teapot And Lid (USA), 1988
  • silver-plated electroformed copper, anodized aluminum, onyx.
  • Purchase in memory of Mildred Rosenberg, Gift of her Family..
  • 1992-33-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17 x 30 x 10 cm (6 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base: Maker's mark PB/AB in a rectangle with lion passant, crowned leopard, king's head duty mark C in a rectangular punch with canted corners; hinged lid with maker's mark and lion passant only.

Cite this object as

Teapot (England), 1798–99; Made by Peter Bateman (English, (active 1790–1815, died 1825)); silver, caved wood; H x W x D: 17 x 30 x 10 cm (6 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-166-98

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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