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Hot water pot

Hot water pot

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1928-1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lapparra, Henri (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sterling silver with macassar ebony

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The pot has an upright, octagonal form with rounded shoulders at the top. The handle and knop are made of macassar ebony.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1928-1929 (made)


Lapparra, Henri (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Sterling silver with macassar ebony

Marks and inscriptions

The French silver standard mark.
Marked on the base.

The maker's mark of the initials H and L within a lozenge.
Marked on the base.


Height: 13 cm, Width: 9.2 cm, Length: 14.5 cm

Object history note

The pot forms part of a service with CIRC. 318-1974 to CIRC.322-1974.

Descriptive line

Hot water pot, sterling silver with macassar ebony knop and handle, made by Henri Lapparra, 1928-1929.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Art et Décoration, Vol. LVI, July to December 1929, p.45.
Modern French Decorative Art, Second Series, 1931, p.139.


Sterling silver; Ebony


Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Metalwork Collection

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