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Teapot (USA), ca. 1845

This is a Teapot. It is dated ca. 1845 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is raised, repoussé, chased and cast silver, ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Allyn Cox. It is credited Gift of Allyn Cox.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 21.5 x 28 x 16.3 cm (8 7/16 x 11 x 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on underside with two rectangular punches, "S.K."; "11/2". Mark in use from 1830-1846.

It is inscribed

Engraved in gothic script on one side: "JBP IAB"

Cite this object as

Teapot (USA), ca. 1845; raised, repoussé, chased and cast silver, ivory; H x W x D: 21.5 x 28 x 16.3 cm (8 7/16 x 11 x 6 7/16 in.); Gift of Allyn Cox; 1976-109-1-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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