Teapot

About 1750–55
Thomas Edwards (American, 1795–1869)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 542

Dimensions

14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.508

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Behind the Scenes: Classifying (Gallery and Lobby) (Gallery 225)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Inscription

Scratch weight of "16 oz 1" in early hand; "16 oz 40" in a later hand.

Provenance

Descended in the family to Gardiner Martin Lane (1859-1914), president of the MFA, 1907-1914, father of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Carrington Weems