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Teapot

Object Number: 
1970.3
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Silver plate, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 10 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 26.7 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on shoulder: "A W S" stamped: on base: "TIFFANY & Co./ 10486 MAKERS 119/ SILVER-SOLDERED- E.F./ a/ L"
Description: 
Cast electroplated silver teapot; oval body tapers toward the foot; applied molded plain band footring; concave shoulder; lower body decorated with long thin gadroons and the upper body has an elaborate band of flowers, ferns and leaves; oval hinged lid raising to an oval gadrooned dome in the center with a wooden finial with a silver knop screwed through the center; cylindrical handle sockets with two plain rings along the edges, fitted with a squared wooden handle with a scroll thumbpiece; curved spout with a flat top and gadrooned base; notched spout lip; engraved "A W S" on the shoulder; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise Grove
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group