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Teapot (part of three-piece tea service)

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The vessel is raised and has gently curving U-shaped sides and a drawn, seamed, stepped base and applied foot rim. An angular shoulder is soldered on and slopes gently upward toward center. The teapot has a depression around the rim to receive a slight domed lid with a stylized foliate, or...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING” in sans-serif letters, “ENTIRELY HAND / WROUGHT” in sans-serif letters, and “J.F. Davis, Jr.” in script struck incuse on base.

Provenance

Fashioned while a student at the Museum School. Retained by artist until made a gift in 1995.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John F. Davis, Sr.

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1948

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

15.2 x 16.5 x 24.5 cm (6 x 6 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.782.1

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware