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Seven-piece tea service consisting of Elliptical Teapot and Tray, Oval Teapot and Tray, Tea Canister, Suger Bowl, Waste Bowl, Cream Jug, and a set of 12 Teaspoons.

Provenance

Elizabeth Derby West (1762-1814); by descent to her granddaughter, Louisa Lander; Purchased by her cousin Martha Codman Karolik (1858–1948); Gift of Martha C. Karolik, The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts. (Accession Date: December 29, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik, The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts

London, England, 1800–01

Dimensions

Overall (Teapot): 17.5 x 29.3 x 12.1 cm (6 7/8 x 11 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Overall (Tray): 1.7 x 12.4 x 16 cm (11/16 x 4 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.) Overall (Teapot, second): 15.2 x 26.2 x 11.4 cm (6 x 10 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Overall (Tray, second): 1.7 x 14.9 x 11.4 cm (11/16 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Overall (Tea Canister): 17.6 x 15.4 x 12.1 cm (6 15/16 x 6 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Overall (Sugar Bowl): 11.3 x 16.4 x 10 cm (4 7/16 x 6 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.) Overall (Waste Bowl): 10 x 15.2 cm (3 15/16 x 6 in.) Overall (Cream Jug): 11.2 x 13.5 x 7.6 cm (4 7/16 x 5 5/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

38.1831-1837

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt, and ebonized wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver