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"W. Thomson" [twice]
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William Thomson (working 1809-1845). Teapot, ca. 1820. Silver, 8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (22.2 x 32.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale, 64.76.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.76.1-.4_bw.jpg)
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Part of four-piece service. Squat, oval-based silver teapot with hinged cover. A seated lamb is finial on dome of cover over repoussée foliate pattern. A continuous repoussée band of bundles of wheat is the border around the lip of the pot and the top and bottom of its foot. Around the shoulder is a repeating repoussée band of: bundles of wheat, windmill, beehives, water mill, haystack cover, scythe and hatchel, rake and plow, wagon and homestead. Plain curving handle with wooden separators is rococo in spirit. The spout is plain, curving at top and angular in lower area, more "Grecian" than handle.
CONDITION: Some bumps.
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