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Teapot

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The teapot has an elliptical body with straight sides formed from seamed sheet. A reeded wire strengthens the join of the inset base. The straight, tapered spout is formed of seamed sheet. The ear-shaped handle is wood, mounted on cylindrical sockets. The shoulder of the teapot has an applied...

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Marks

On underside, maker's mark PB over AB (Grimwade 2140) (repeated on underside of cover);date letter r; lion passant (repeated on underside of cover); sovereign's head; leopard's head crowned.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edwin J. Hipkiss to the MFA in Memory of her Husband. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin J. Hipkiss in memory of her husband

English (London), 1792–03

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 17.3 cm x W. 27.3 x D. 9.3 cm (6 13/16 x 10 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.); Weight: 442.3 gm (14 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

55.683

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver