Kettle and stand with lid and burner
Designed by William Arthur Smith Benson (English, 1854–1924)
Object Place: Europe, England
28.5 x 23.5 x 22.2 cm (11 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Copper, brass, rattan, ebony
Not On View
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.
"W.A.S.B. & Co Ltd" on underside of kettle; "W.A.S. Benson" on underside of stand.
By 1991, private collection, Washington, DC; 1991, anonymous gift to the MFA. Accession Date: September 25, 1991)
Anonymous gift in memory of Herbert Heidelberger