Teapot, Part of Three-Piece Set
10 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (26.5 x 31.6 x 14.0 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on bottom: "PB&C / N-YORK" (each in rectangle)
Monogram engraved in script on front of body: "DJW"
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Gift of Marcelle H. Littell
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Unknown. Teapot, Part of Three-Piece Set, ca. 1826-1828. Silver, 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (26.5 x 31.6 x 14.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcelle H. Littell, 1995.151.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.151.1.jpg)
overall, 1995.151.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Silver teapot. Ovoid body sits on stepped oval pedestal base with die-rolled band of a guilloche of leaves surrounding flowers at bottom of foot. Body is lobed in lower section and has a die-rolled band of scrolls and flowers at shoulder; above this, body steps back to rim of a die-rolled band matching foot band. Monogram of "DJW" on front. Hinged, stepped, high-domed lid terminates in slightly domed oval finial ornamented with scrolls surrounding blossom on stem. S-shaped spout terminates in griffin head. Double-scrolled handle with scrolled thumb grip has wooden insulators.
CONDITION: Dents to two lobes left of monogram; shallow dents to three central lobes on reverse side. Dent to upper dome of lid at 11:00 and 2:00. Handle loose. Foot slightly crushed at pedestal on side opposite monogram.
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