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Teapot, part of five-piece coffee and tea 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 coffee pot has a sharply defined, concave shoulder that rises to an applied collar intended to receive a tall lid. A...

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Inscription

On the body to right of handle, "N. T." is engraved in clear roman letters; the date "November 22, 1929" appears in script on the base of the circular foot.

Marks

Inside stem, on base of vessel, is stamped "Gebelein" in a shaped cartouche / "STERLING" in roman letters / "Boston" in italics.

Provenance

Given anonymously by the original owner.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1929

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

col rev

Dimensions

22.3 x 11.2 x 24 cm (8 3/4 x 4 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.782

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware