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Tea Kettle on Stand, Model 640 Tea Kettle, Lamp, And Cover, ca. 1900

This is a tea kettle, lamp, and cover. It was designed by William Arthur Smith Benson and manufactured by W.A.S. Benson Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is copper, brass, wood, cane. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (tea kettle): 19.5 x 25.5 x 21 cm (7 11/16 x 10 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.) H x W x D (stand): 99 x 38 x 38 cm (39 x 14 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

unmarked

Cite this object as

Tea Kettle on Stand, Model 640 Tea Kettle, Lamp, And Cover, ca. 1900; Designed by William Arthur Smith Benson (English, 1854 - 1924); England; copper, brass, wood, cane; H x W x D (tea kettle): 19.5 x 25.5 x 21 cm (7 11/16 x 10 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.) H x W x D (stand): 99 x 38 x 38 cm (39 x 14 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment; 1984-117-1-a/e

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