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Teapot

Object Number: 
1942.243a
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 12 x 6 7/8 in. ( 26.7 x 30.5 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in front reserve: "C" Mark: stamped on base: "MARQUAND" in a banner "& CO" in rectangle over "NEW-YORK" in a banner
Description: 
Wrought silver teapot; inverted pear-shaped body on a round splayed foot, joined to the body by a round pedestal with an applied die-rolled heart and shell band; flared rim with an applied, die-rolled heart and shell band; hinged, domed lid with cast asymmetrical flower finial; cast, scrolled handle partially covered with acanthus leaves and flowers; ivory insulators; cast, curved spout with a notched lip and all over foliate engraving; all over repoussé and chased scrolls, plants and flowers with cartouches around the front and rear reserves; "C" engraved in script in the front reserve; makers' marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
Belonged to Mrs. John Cryder (Mary Wright Wetmore, 1804-1874), grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry Chauncey Cryder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group