Silver plate, ivory
Overall: 15 5/8 x 11 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 39.7 x 28.9 x 20 cm )
Cast and wrought silver plated teakettle-on-stand; inverted pear-shaped four lobed body on a circular footring; cast, grapevine band applied around the shoulder; inset, domed and lobed lid, hinged on one side, with a cast grapevine finial applied to the top; cast, scrolled, bail handle with an ivory insulator applied and riveted in the center; handle joined to the body with grape leaf joints; curved spout, scalloped around the juncture, an acanthus leaf below and at the notched lip; four cylindrical pins joined to the center of the body, two on each side, which rest in the stand; cast, scrolled stand; supports and legs cast as intertwining vines with vine stretchers in between; four cast, shell feet applied to the legs; legs attach to brackets which are applied to a burner ring in the center; no makers marks.
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