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Tea Service

ca. 1880

Christopher Dresser

After a period of militant Japonism, Christopher Dresser reserved his most radical inventions for metal, the emblematic material of Victorian Britain, which enabled him to adapt an abstract and unprecedentedly austere aesthetic to industrial production.

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Artist: Christopher Dresser
Title: Tea Service
Geography: James Dixon & Sons Factory, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: ca. 1880
Medium: silver-plated copper alloy
Classification: tool and utensil
Dimensions: 10 x 17 x 10 cm (teapot); 7 x 9 cm (sugarpot); 8.5 x 10.5 x 7 cm (milkpot)
Inventory number: LAD 2011.141
Contact for images: [email protected]
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