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Teapot, part of four-piece tea service

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The teapot has an elliptical body with a hinged domed lid and turned oval finial. The spout is curved, and the handle and knob are made of cokus wood.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / H” struck on bottom of teapot, near edge.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Alma Bent, Stone’s cousin, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

about 1922

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

15.6 x 27.2 x 10.4 cm (6 1/8 x 10 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.228

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware