This is a teapot. It was made by Peter Bateman and Ann Bateman. It is dated 1798–99 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silver, caved wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 17 x 30 x 10 cm (6 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On base: Maker's mark PB/AB in a rectangle with lion passant, crowned leopard, king's head duty mark C in a rectangular punch with canted corners; hinged lid with maker's mark and lion passant only.
Cite this object as
Teapot (England); Made by Peter Bateman (English, (active 1790–1815, died 1825)); silver, caved wood; H x W x D: 17 x 30 x 10 cm (6 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-166-98
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.