Robert Crawford Johnson

Robert Crawford Johnson

The cube teapot is a teapot whose main purpose was to be used on a ship. The cube shape of the teapot would stabilise it so that it wouldn't roll over and scald the person making the drink, whereas conventional curved teapots would roll over when the ship rocked from side to side..

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