Tea Kettle and Warmer

Kettle, Tea

Materials:

Ivory and Metal

Dimensions:

H 9 in x L 11.75 in x W 13 in

Accession Number:

552.84

Credit Line:

Bequest. Brannon, Elisabeth. 1984

Description

Silvered tea kettle with stand and burner (бульотка - a tea kettle with a stand which holds an alcohol-burning lamp for heating.) Teakettle has hinged handle with two ivory bands, hinged lid with ivory finial, two pegs on either side for supporting kettle on the stand. Stand has circular base with four feet, circular alcohol burner in center of base, and two supports for suspending the kettle.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: crown over AK in shield; profile facing left in circle; GP in chamfered rectangle; stamped 1.