Covered Tea Pot with Tea Leaf Strainer

Object Name: 
Covered Tea Pot with Tea Leaf Strainer

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Object Name: 
Covered Tea Pot with Tea Leaf Strainer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.3.342 A
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Schott-Zwiesel Glass Inc.
Primary Description: 
Colorless, Borosilicate heat-resistant glass; mold-blown, manipulated while hot. Three-part teapot: (a) flattened spherical body (ovoid in cross-section) with narrow collared opening, fire polished rim, narrow elongated spout rises at angle from widest point of body, V-cut opening with pinched lip, narrow solid squared applied handle echoes angle of spout; (b) tea leaf strainer, deep cylindrical shape with flanged rim that rests on pot opening (notched in three places for alignment with lid), walls taper in towards base edge cut with parallel vertical slots for drainage; (c) lid, flat with saucer-shaped top, deeply inset short flange (three small low-relief raised points at connection of flange and rim).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schott-Zwiesel Glass Inc., Source
1961-10-19
New glass: a worldwide survey (1982) illustrated, p. 9 (fig. 4); BIB# 73549
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 157, pl. 124; BIB# 27614