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Teapot

This is a silver plated teapot with a footed, tall, pear-shaped body, a leafed band around the sholder, and a tapered spool shape between the shoulder and the top rim. The rim is decorated with beading below a horizontal of fasces. The domed lid has a beaded edge and a cluster of grapes...

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Provenance

Decended in family of Roswell Gleason (1799-1871). January 18, 1984, sold by Mrs. Anne C. Hayward, East Falmouth, MA to MFA.

Credit Line

Marion E. Davis Fund

1851–71

Object Place

Dorchester, Massachusetts

Accession Number

1984.26

Medium or Technique

Silver plate

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware