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Tea service

Object Number: 
1983.16a-d
Date: 
1817/18
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 11 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (14.3 x 28.9 x 16.8 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: on the front centers: the arms of the Maitland family, a crowned leopard seated on fess with spread arms, holding a sword in the left paw and a clover in the right stamped: on the bases: "JMc/." in a rectangle, in roman letters, surrounded by,
Description: 
Wrought silver tea service including a teapot, sugar bowl, creamer and waste bowl; squat, round bodies with narrow, tapering gadrooning around the lower body; applied, stepped and concave shoulders with horizontally applied foliate scroll bands; seated on short, circular, stepped and molded pedestals with vertically applied beaded footrings; engraved on the front centers with the arms of the Maitland family, a crowned leopard seated on fess with spread arms, holding a sword in the left paw and a clover in the right; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Elsie Stevenson Magie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group