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Teapot With Infuser And Lid (Germany), ca. 1930–34

This is a Teapot with Infuser and Lid. It is dated ca. 1930–34 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is mold-blown glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment.

  • Ether Inhaler (USA), ca. 1846
  • glass, horn, metal, textile wrapping, wooden base (not original to the object).
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Cat. M-09244.
  • 14.2012.43

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 11.5 x 26 x 14 cm (4 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On base: printed in white, "Jenaer Glaswerke" mark

Cite this object as

Teapot With Infuser And Lid (Germany), ca. 1930–34; mold-blown glass; Overall: 11.5 x 26 x 14 cm (4 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment; 1987-8-1-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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