Teapot with warmer

Object Number: 
1951.334a-d
Date: 
1840-1886
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 23.5 x 15.9 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "IV"
Description: 
Comprised of four parts of molded porcelain with decorative gold bands; small bulbous covered teapot with inset foot, cylindrical stand with fluted base and top with 3-D beads on rim, six pierced holes around top, and cylindrical base pierced six times around with unglazed center for receiving candle.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this could be used for tea or for shaving water.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. C.W. Hillyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group