Medium: Silver, bone
Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (19.4 x 26.7 x 17.5 cm)
Accession Number: 44.60.1
Catalogue Description: Hot water pot, silver and bone, with elaborate repoussé decorations; part of a 5-piece tea and coffee service. Squat spherical body raised on round, slightly domed pedestal; round, flat hinged lid at top with molded flower finial; curving spout; opposing, squared handle that rises high above pot, two bone rings near collars of handle. Repoussé decorations: body covered with naturalistic landscape scene with trees, flowers, butterflies; a bridge over a stream, several different tower-like structures; lid covered with flowers and leaves; spout covered with large leaf and palmette forms; handle covered with flowers and has ram's head at upper, outside corner; beaded and foliate bands around base of pedestal.