Teapot, Cover, Stand

Object Name: 
Teapot, Cover, Stand

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Object Name: 
Teapot, Cover, Stand
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.104
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm, D: 18.1 cm, L: 18.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1924
Primary Description: 
Translucent (almost opaque, slightly opalescent) yellow non-lead glass; pressed. (a) Tea pot, squat cylindrical body, wide open circular top with stepped rim, one side of top opening is extended to a rounded point forming the "beak" pouring spout, lip of spout curves sharply back and down to body forming a quarter-circle, on opposite side of top opening top rectangular edge of a solid handle flange sits flush with rim, handle extends out from body at a right-angle, then extends straight down body with outside edge curving in sharply almost at foot and forming another quarter-circle curve, handle impressed with semi-circle grip area extending from vessel body and covering most of handle area; curved base of body meets hexagonal base rim with slightly concave base; (b) cover, slightly domed circular lid, shallow rim edge turns downward at right angle forming a stepped low ridge on underside, top center handle in form of slightly domed circular lid, shallow rim edge turns downward at right angle forming a stepped low ridge on underside, top center handle in form of slightly domed hexagonal finial sitting on wider circular wafer; (c) plate stand with flaring rim, hexagonal plate impressed with two concentric circular areas, first forms a shallow band that extends almost to plate edge, second (with slightly stepped upper edge) creates well for tea pot base and forms tall foot with circular base rim; overall mold marks; in raised block letters on base of 95.3.104a: "HB (letters joined together as a monogram)".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Christie's, Amsterdam, Source
1995-11-30
Category: 
Technique: 
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p.225; BIB# 128671
20th Century Decorative Arts (#2550) (2002-06-02) illustrated, p. 32;
The Encyclopedia of Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 185; BIB# 69319
Recent Important Acquisitions, 38 (1996) illustrated, p. 249, #43;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) illustrated, pp. 13, 19;