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Teapot, of five-piece hot beverage service

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The vessel is composed of two wide truncated cones of differing sizes that have been stamped in a narrow pattern of panels and soldered together at their widest points. A conforming foot is soldered below. A related lid has a narrow band of panels below the hollow stamped finial; it is attached...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“[trademark] / STERLING / 985 / 11/2 PTS / [eagle]” struck incuse on base of teapot

Provenance

Original owner unknown; sold to the Museum by Kurland-Zabar of New York City in 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians

1928

Object Place

Taunton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

12.6 x 21.5 cm (4 15/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.323.2

Medium or Technique

Silver and ivory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware