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Tea service

Object Number: 
1939.15a-d
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 11 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (20.3 x 29.2 x 13.3 cm)
Marks: 
Engraved at front center: "AD" in bright-cut script. Each piece with identical maker's marks struck on underside: "J. Sayre" in a conforming rectangle in script. Each piece incised "918" on underside.
Description: 
Seamed silver tea service consisting of a teapot, sugar bowl with lid and a creamer; oval boat-shaped bodies on four ball feet with bands of stamped star decoration at the edges; bright-cut engraved initials, "AD" in script on the front centers; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Gallery Label: 
Belonged to Mrs. Israel Corse, Sr. (Abigal Cornell Doty, 1776-1854).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadawalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group