Toy Teapot with Cover

English (London)
about 1720
Marked by David Clayton (free 1689)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 4.4 cm x W. 5 cm x D. 3.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.); Weight: 17 gm (11 dwt)

Accession Number

55.972a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each pear-shaped teapot is formed from two pieces of sheet, with a straight, tapering spout and a scrolled handle formed of wire. The removable cover is domed with a ball finial.

Markings

On underside, maker's mark DC (Grimwade 452); on rim, lion passant (repeated on the bezel of the cover)

Provenance

John S. Barnet, Shreve, Crump & Low, Boston, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour