Teapots made in silver, each one a little different. Designed in Britain by Christopher Dresser who lived from 1834 to 1904.

Spherical teapot in silver plate with an ebonized wood handle on four rod supports. 1880. Victorian. British. Christopher Dresser, designer. James Dixon and Sons, Sheffield, manufacturer. Maker’s marks: marked on the underside and with design registration mark dated November 25, 1880. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/collector-english-european-furniture-ceramics-silver-works-art/rare-victorian-silver-plated-teapot-290/115747
Teapot in silver with an ebony handle. ca. 1879. Victorian. British. Christopher Dresser, designer. Brian Asquith, Derbyshire, England, manufacturer for Alessi S. p. A. Crusinallo, Italy. Exhibition in the Pinakothek der Moderne, München. Image source Chris 73. Cc0 License 3.0. vai https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Christopher_Dresser_-Teapot-_1879.jpg
Teapot in electroplated metal with an ebonized wood handle. ca. 1879. British. Christopher Dresser, designer. James Dixon and Sons, Sheffield, England, manufacturer. Maker’s marks: impressed with manufacturer’s mark “CW. DRESSER 2275 F R” Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-6250240

Designs for whatever you’d like to have spiffed up. Plates from Christopher Dresser’s 1876 work “Studies in Design” which was published in London by Cassell, Petter and Galpin. Lithography by A. Goater, Nottingham. Dresser did design work for Minton, too, some of which I have shared here. Check those out if you like~

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“Ornament in the Arabian style, intended to be painted upon a ceiling.” Plate I, page 6. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Studiesdesign00Dres/page/n5/mode/2up

"'Parental Advice' may be painted on the panel of a door, on the door of a cabinet, or in any recess in a wall, especially suited to a smoking-room or a nursery." Plate II of 40.
“‘Parental Advice’ may be painted on the panel of a door, on the door of a cabinet, or in any recess in a wall, especially suited to a smoking-room or a nursery.” Plate II of 40. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Studiesdesign00Dres/page/II/mode/2up

"A frieze of new style.
“A frieze of new style. This would be used around the upper part of the wall of a room. Being small in detail, it must not be placed high, unless it is enlarged.” Plate III of 40. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Studiesdesign00Dres/page/III/mode/2up

"Two circular compositions of new style
“Two circular compositions of new style: may be used on the doors of cabinets, or as fillings for circular openings in a frieze.” Plate IV of 40, page 59. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. Metropolitan New York Library Council, digitalization sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Studiesdesign00Dres/page/n58/mode/2up

Design sketches for Minton, Stoke-on-Trent, England. ca. 1867-1870’s, probably by Christopher Dresser. Collections of the Minton Archive. Exhibited at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in 2004.

Untitled with cats and a moon.  No exact date.
Untitled with cats and a moon. No exact date. Minton. Christopher Dresser, probable artist. © The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_12_1_2_108_1

#G 102.
#G 102. No exact date. Minton. Christopher Dresser, probable artist. © The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_12_1_2_108_1

Green and blue.
Green and blue. No exact date. Minton. Christopher Dresser, probable artist. © The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_12_1_2_108_1

Brick red with colors.
Brick red with colors. #G 103. No exact date. Minton. Christopher Dresser, probable artist. © The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_12_1_2_108_1

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Design with a bird. No exact date. Minton. Christopher Dresser, probable artist. © The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_12_1_2_108_1

Designs for Minton by Scotsman Christopher Dresser. Porcelain. Living from 1834 to 1904, he trained as a botanist but also made some wonderful art. All of these with a lot of blue but he worked in pink and brown too.

Cachepot. 1875-1900.
Cachepot. 1875-1900. Aesthetic movement in style. Japonaise. Cloisonne. Decorated with a blue top band simulating sky above a green sea filled with colorful carp and stylized flowers and plants, all figures outlined with a fine line of gold. Image © James D. Julia and 2019 Morphy Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.morphyauctions.com/jamesdjulia/item/2747-361/

U shaped vase. 1886 or 1889.
U shaped vase with Japanese and pre-Columbian influences. 1886 or 1889. Hard-paste porcelain. Image© 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fair use license. via https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1988.30/

Piece for a dresser. No date.
Piece for a dresser. No date. Image 2019 Andrew Muir – Leading Clarice Cliff and 20th Century Ceramics Dealer. Fair use license. via https://andrew-muir.com/items/christopher-dresser-for-minton/322

Pair of quintal vases. 1850-1900.
Pair of quintal vases modeled on the Dutch tulipière. 1850-1900. Pseudo cloisonne porcelain. Turquoise ground enamel decorated with yellow and white flowers and geometric designs supported by dolphin masks on a shaped base. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2554B/lots/296

Designs with more than a whiff of Jugendstil and Art Nouveau floating around, tricked out in black and white from Christopher Dresser’s “Principles of Decorative Design,” published in London in 1870. Not Victorian looking at all.

Figure 23, Page 29.
Figure 23, Page 29. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/29

Figure 22, page 28.
Figure 22, page 28. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/28

Figure 20, page 27.
Figure 20, page 27. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/27

Figure 56, page 80.
Figure 56, page 80. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/80 Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/80

Figures 181 and 182, page 156.
Figures 181 and 182, page 156. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/156

Figure 61, page 86.
Figure 61, page 86. Collection of the Ontario College of Art & Design. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/principlesofdeco00dresuoft/page/86