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Tea Kettle And Stand (USA)

This is a Tea kettle and stand. It was manufactured by Dominick and Haff, New York and retailed by Bailey, Banks and Biddle. It is dated 1888 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is cast, chased, repoussé silver, ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Norris W. Harkness. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a/d): 30.5 x 23.5 x 19 cm (12 in. x 9 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in block caps on underside: Bailey Banks and Biddle, Sterling, 88, maker's mark of lozenges and circle with date 88

It is inscribed

On underside of kettle: family crest of rampant stag head with arrow above a gothic "N"

Cite this object as

Tea Kettle And Stand (USA); Manufactured by Dominick and Haff, New York ; cast, chased, repoussé silver, ivory; H x W x D (a/d): 30.5 x 23.5 x 19 cm (12 in. x 9 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness; 1980-20-1-a/d

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Japonism.

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