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Tea kettle on stand, of five-peice tea and coffee service

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The teapot is raised into a fluted, urn-shaped form having an elliptical base. The vessel is soldered to a short stem with a splayed, round foot secured to a square plinth. The tea kettle has a sharply defined, concave shoulder that rises to an applied collar intended to receive a tall lid. A...

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Inscription

"N.T." in clear roman letters within an ellipse is engraved on the side of the kettle. The script text "November 22, 1929" appears on base of kettle and stand, but not burner.

Marks

“GEBELEIN” in shaped rectangle, “STERLING” in sans-serif letters, “Boston” in italics, all struck incuse on base of teakettle and stand. “STERLING” in incuse sans-serif letters struck on spirit lamp.

Provenance

Given anonymously by the original owner.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1929

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14.5 x 24.5 x 15.6 cm (5 11/16 x 9 5/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.778a-c

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware