Teapot

Object Number: 
1982.64a
Date: 
1793-1795
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 13 x 4 1/2 in. ( 18.1 x 33 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: Child family arms on the front; narrow striped shield with a chevron in the center between three birds, surmounted by an eagle with a cross in its beak stamped: on base: "m" upside down in a rectangle, eagle in an oval. "G. SCHANCK" in a rectan
Description: 
Seamed silver teapot; oval in plan with straight sides, seamed beneath the handle, with a concave shoulder; beaded below the shoulder; applied beaded band around the base; hinged, concave lid raised to an ovoid dome with a cast pineapple finial; seamed, straight tapered spout; handle sockets cylindrical in plan with beading around the rims, fitted with a wooden c-scroll handle; engraved with the Child family arms on the front; narrow striped shield with a chevron in the center between three birds, surmounted by an eagle with a cross in its beak; maker's mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group