Teapot

Object Number: 
INV.14079
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver plate, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 13 1/2 x 5 in. ( 20.3 x 34.3 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Wrought silver plate teapot; oval in plan with gadrooning around the lower body; applied stepped oval foot on a scalloped oval base; plain, concave shoulder with an applied flat rim stamped with a band of dots; hinged, inset lid raised in the center to an oval dome; wooden reeded knop finial screwed through the center of the dome; straight tapered spout cast in two vertical halves; cylindrical handle sockets are fitted with a carved wooden c-scroll handle; hole in shoulder above upper handle socket; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Alma Rogers Van Hoevenberg, 1937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group