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Round globular teapot with raised circular foot; curved silver handle with wooden "stops" to separate the handle from the pot.

Inscription

Engraved on bottom: "MARGUERITE LITTLE YOUNG / FROM HER FATHER / 1921".

Marks

Marked on bottom with "LITTLE [enclosed in an oval] / SALEM / STERLING" and a small rooster.

Provenance

Made by David Mason Little; given to his daughter Marguerite Little (1894-1975); given by her husband Charles M. Young (1892-1984) to their niece, Selina F. Little in 1975. Maker was the donor's grandfather.

Credit Line

Gift of Selina F. Little in memory of Bertram Kimball Little

1921

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 12.4 x 26.7 x 14 cm (4 7/8 x 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.710

Medium or Technique

Silver, wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware