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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.6
People
? Maker's mark C?B
Title
Teapot
Other Titles
Alternate Title: George III Drum-Form Teapot
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1776-1777
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George III (1760-1820)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/149779
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, fruitwood, ivory
Dimensions
13 x 20.6 x 10.2 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 4 in.)
483 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • hallmark: interior of cover, struck: lion passant
  • maker's mark: under base, struck: C*B [unregistered maker's mark]
  • coat of arms: side, engraved: unidentified coat-of-arms with those of Wyndham on an escutcheon of pretence
Provenance
David Berg, New York, bequest; to the Fogg Museum, 1999
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.6
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cylindrical, the sides, flat hinged cover and straight tapering spout engraved with allover pattern of trelliswork, wood scroll handle, brown-stained ivory finial, one side with oval cartouche enclosing a coat-of-arms.
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 163, cat. no. 149, repr. p. 163.

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