Name of Object:

Metal teapot

Location:

Essaouira, Morocco

Holding Institution:

Tea Museum

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Date of Object:

Early 20th century

Author:

Richard Wright (“RR”), Manchester manufactory

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Silver plate

Description:

A 19th-century metal teapot named simply “Right” in Morocco, after Richard Wright (“RR”) of the Manchester manufactory. Although in the style of Moroccan teapots, its floral decoration is inspired by European designs.

Citation of this web page:

"Metal teapot" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;ma;48;en

MWNF Working Number: MO 048