Overall: 10 3/4 x 12 x 7 in. ( 27.3 x 30.5 x 17.8 cm )
engraved front of body: "M A K" in script.
stamped on base: "B. GARDINER" in a barbed curved banner over "NEW. YORK" in a serrated curved banner.
Wrought silver teapot; plain, inverted pear-shaped body on a high molded circular foot, applied to the body on a circular pedestal; applied, stepped and concave shoulder with a plain, applied vertical rim; hinged, circular domed lid with an acorn finial; plain, scrolled handle, cast in two halves and seamed; scroll terminals form the handle sockets, which are fitted with ivory insulators; plain, curved spout with a notched lip, cast in two halves and seamed; engraved, "M A K" in script on the front of the body; maker's marks on the base.
Gift of Mrs. Hugh Willard
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