Teapot

about 1810
Hugh Wishart (1793–1837)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

17.5 x 13.8 x 25.9 cm (6 7/8 x 5 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.114

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

This teapot has an ovoid shape with stepped shoulders. It is surmounted by an urn finial.
It is a set with a sugarbowl and lid by Wishart (1993.115a-b) and a creamer by William Thomson (1993.113)

Inscription

"R" in sprigged script on sides, slightly off center

Markings

WISHART on base
Ada Mark F4737

Provenance

March 24, 1993, gift of Ada Belle Winthrop-King to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Ada Belle Winthrop-King