Kettle and stand with lid and burner

English (London)
about 1890
Designed by William Arthur Smith Benson (English, 1854–1924)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

28.5 x 23.5 x 22.2 cm (11 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.604a-d

Medium or Technique

Copper, brass, rattan, ebony

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Marks: “W.A.S.B. & Co Ltd” on underside of kettle; “W.A.S. Benson” on underside of stand. The brass circular kettle of flared, tapering form, the circular lid rising to ebony finial, the looped handle covered with rattan. The brass stand with supporting branches, central domed burner and four splayed legs.

Markings

"W.A.S.B. & Co Ltd" on underside of kettle; "W.A.S. Benson" on underside of stand.

Provenance

By 1991, private collection, Washington, DC; 1991, anonymous gift to the MFA. Accession Date: September 25, 1991)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Herbert Heidelberger