Teapot, from a four-piece coffee and tea set
On View In:
Gallery 350
Artist:   William Fairbourne and Sons  
Title:   Teapot, from a four-piece coffee and tea set  
Date:   c. 1875  
Medium:   Silverplated metal, ivory  
Dimensions:   5 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 5 11/16 in. (14.29 x 24.92 x 14.45 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of funds from the friends of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of his 60th birthday  
Location:   Gallery 350  

Name:   William Fairbourne and Sons  
Role:   Maker  
Life Dates:   Sheffield, England, dates unknown  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Mark on bottom, stamped: [EP], [W.F], [&], [S], [S]  
Classification:   Metalwork  
Physical Description:   angular design--angular handle and top knob; pointed shoulder; flat top; two ivory rings on handle; decorated with Asian-style designs of cranes, bamboo, fan shapes, the moon and flowers  
Creation Place:   , England, , , Sheffield  
Accession #:   2007.36.2  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts