Overall: 10 1/2 x 13 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 33.7 x 19 cm )
Silver Weight: 40 oz (troy) 12 dwt (1262 g)
engraved: in front cartouche: "G" in script
stamped: on base: "W. G" in rectangle over an eagle in a circle and an unidentified hallmark in an ellipse
Wrought silver teapot; gadrooned, inverted pear-shaped body with chased acanthus leaves in each lobe of the lower body, chased floral cartouches on the front and back of the upper body; on a round, molded foot with a band of chased and repousséd flowers and leaves, applied vertical footring with a die-rolled bead and floral design; joined to the body by a round egg and dart pedestal; applied, cast concave shoulder with a cast acanthus band below and an applied flat-ring neck above; applied, vertical rim with a die-rolled bead and floral design; hinged, circular lid, flat at the edges with a round gadrooned dome in the center, covered with chased and repousséd flowers; cast, fruit basket finial; scroll handle partly covered with acanthus leaves and flowers; scroll terminals form the handle sockets which are fitted with ivory insulators; curved spout cast in four pieces; two lower halves covered in flowers and plants, two upper halves form a bird's head spout with a notched lip and acanthus leaf pendant; "G" engraved in script in the front cartouche; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Isaac John Greenwood (1795-1865), who married (2nd) Mary McKay (1815-1899); to their son Isaac John Greenwood, Jr. (1833-1911), who married Mary Agnes Rudd (1847-1890); to their daughter Mary MacKaye Greenwood (1871-1968), the donor.
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