On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 x 11 1/2 x 4 in. (15.2 x 29.2 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on base: "SS"
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Chinese. Teapot, ca.1880. Silver, 6 x 11 1/2 x 4 in. (15.2 x 29.2 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 33.246. Creative Commons-BY
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Silver teapot, oval-shaped body with straight sides, beaded around the foot, shoulder and lid. Wood finial and handle. Rivets as well as solder attach handle and spout. It is decorated with bright-cut foliate chain around the base and shoulder and is engraved with oval vacant cartouche centered on front.
CONDITION: Good, lower portion of finial is damaged and partly missing.
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