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Teapot

Description

A: Body: Rectangular in section, seamed at one side under handle. Flat bottom. Boat-shaped body. Slightly stepped and domed hinged lid with repousse and chased flowers and a wooden flat-topped finial. Applied gadrooned rim; sides curved and taper to 4 vertical ball feet at corners. C-shaped wooden handle. Spout, square in cross-section, elongated S-curve, also with floral decoration. B: White bag marked "Tea Pot. "

Details

Maker
Elliot, William, 1807 C-1814 C (Silversmith)
Burrows, Alice & George, 1802 (Silversmith)
Date
1807-1808
Inscriptions
Struck on sides: [London 1807 & 1808 marks]
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
gadrooning
repoussé
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
Gadrooned
gadrooning
Repousse
repoussé
Silver
silver (metal)
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.674AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
641

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