Oxydized handles; skyscraper with smokestack as handle

Teapot for "Apollo Sky-Scraper" set, c. 1927

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Designers of accessories for the urban home soon drew on the "vertical" city's premier 1920s emblem, the skyscraper, as an appropriate design motif. Its terraced step-back form provided the inspiration for a host of home furnishings, including this "Skyscraper" tea and coffee set by Louis W. Rice.

Teapot for "Apollo Sky-Scraper" set
Artist Life
American (born Germany), 1872 - 1933
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Oxydized handles; skyscraper with smokestack as handle