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1925

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Teapot (USA), ca. 1920–25

This is a teapot. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz and manufactured by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1920–25 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is electro-plated nickel silver, walnut. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Harry C. Sigman.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11.7 x 15.9 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marked on metal base of handle "505/ E.P.N.S./ Made in U.S.A./ P (in a shield) & B (in a shield)/ I K" (for Ilonka Karasz)

Cite this object as

Teapot (USA), ca. 1920–25; Designed by Ilonka Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1896–1981); electro-plated nickel silver, walnut; H x W x D: 11.7 x 15.9 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 4 in.); Gift of Harry C. Sigman; 2013-21-38-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ilonka Karasz, Works from the Collection.

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