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Traveling tea set

Designer: Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)

Maker: for the firm of Hukin & Heath
Date: ca. 1879
Culture: British, Birmingham
Medium: Gilt and silver-plated brass; split bamboo; leather covered wood with velvet on the underside and glazed cotton linings
Dimensions: Teakettle: H. 4-3/8 in.; Spirit lamp: H. 1-3/8 in.; Stand: H. 3-3/8 in.; Teapot: H. 3-1/2 in.; Sugar bowl: H. 2-1/8 in.; Milk jug: H. 2 in.; Tea caddy: H. 2-3/8 in.
Classification: Metalwork-Silverplate
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, in memory of Walter E. Stait, 2000
Accession Number: 2000.594.1a, b–.8

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