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Teapot

Object Number: 
1941.843
Date: 
ca 1909
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. ( 7.9 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the center of the body; "H.N.C." in block letters engraved: on the base: "[?]/ New York" in script stamped: on the base: "800/ 8 OZ"
Description: 
Cast silver plated teapot; cylindrical body tapers toward the plain applied rim; center of the body engraved "H.N.C." in block letters; notched s-curve spout; loop handle with wooden insulators; lid missing; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This teapot was used on the Steamboat "Rensselaer."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group