User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Stand for Teapot

Start collecting

The elliptical stand is formed from sheet with an applied molded border. It has a shaped outline and rests on short reeded feet. Around the perimeter of the molded border is a band of pounced and bright-cut ornament. An oval in the center encloses the engraved coat of arms.

Inscription

Engraved in center, an unidentified crest (a demilion rampant, ducally crowned)

Marks

On underside, maker's mark HB (Grimwade 961); sovereign's head; date letter o; leopard's head crowned; lion passant.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1789–90

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.); W.18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.); D.14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.) Weight: 147.4 gm (4 oz 15 dwt)

Accession Number

RES.33.122

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver