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1905

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1926

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The Cube Teapot, ca. 1915–16

This is a Teapot. It was designed by Robert Crawford Johnson and manufactured by Thomas Webb & Sons and distributed by Cube Teapots, Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1915–16 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver-plated metal, wood, gilding (interior). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Nicholas Harris. It is credited Gift of Nicholas Harris, London.

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Its dimensions are

9.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Stamped underside "'THE CUBE'" TRADE MARK/BRIT.PAT.110951-18 AND ABROAD/MADE IN ENGLAND/U.S.A. PAT.1380066-21/CUBE TEAPOTS LTD. LEICESTER"

Cite this object as

The Cube Teapot, ca. 1915–16; Designed by Robert Crawford Johnson (b. 1883); England; silver-plated metal, wood, gilding (interior); 9.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Nicholas Harris, London; 1986-12-1

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