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Teapot

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The raised apple-shaped teapot has an inset foot with a narrow reeded rim. The straight tapered spout is seamed longitudinally. A wooden handle with scrolled thumbpiece is mounted on seamed sockets. The hinge flat circular cover, mounted on a three knuckle hinge, sits flush with the body on an...

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Inscription

Engraved on underside, 7:17

Marks

On underside, harp crowned (repeated on underside of cover); date letter G; maker's mark IM (Jackson, p.632) (repeated on underside of cover)

Provenance

S. J. Shrubsole, Corp. New York; 1952, purchased by the MFA for $1875. (Accession Date: January 10, 1952)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

Irish (Dublin), 1726–27

Object Place

Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 9.5 cm x W. 17.9 cm x D. 9 cm (3 3/4 x 7 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Weight: 255 gm (8 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

52.9

Medium or Technique

Silver, wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver