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Teapot

This is a teapot. It was 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: 13.3 x 26.7 x 15.3 cm (5 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 6 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: family crest of rampant stag head with arrow above a gothic "N"

Cite this object as

Teapot; Retailed by Bailey, Banks and Biddle ; cast, chased, repoussé silver, ivory; H x W x D: 13.3 x 26.7 x 15.3 cm (5 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 6 in.); Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness; 1980-20-2

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

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