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Teapot

Object Number: 
1939.15a
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver and wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 11 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 29.2 x 13.3 cm ) Silver Weight: 22 oz (troy) 12 dwt (703 g)
Marks: 
engraved: front center: "AD" in bright-cut script stamped: base: "J. Sayre" in a conforming rectangle in script Mark: incised at bottom weight of "23o/z.10".
Description: 
Wrought and seamed silver teapot; oval, boat-shaped body on a flat base; with an applied vertical band stamped with stars above four hollow ball feet at the corners; convex band below shoulder with applied star stamped band above; concave shoulder; high curved spout notched at the lip; hinged, high rectangular concave cover with an urn shaped finial; two rectangular handle sockets, upper vertical, lower angled to fit squared wooden handle; bright-cut engraved initials, "AD" center front.
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