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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.67
People
Maker’s mark SW
Title
Teapot
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1773-1774
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George III (1760-1820)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230990
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, fruitwood
Dimensions
15.24 x 24.13 x 10.8 cm (6 x 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)
527 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • maker's mark: under base, struck: SW [possibly Samuel Wood or Samuel White; Grimwade, no. 3808]
Provenance
C. R. Simpkins, Cambridge, MA, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1933.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of C. R. Simpkins, "A Tribute to the Class of 1892."
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.67
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cylindrical on wavy foot,with beaded borders, oval tapering spout, ebonized wood handle and domed hinged cover with ebonized wood finial.
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. 209, cat. no. 225, repr. p. 209, details repr. p. 209.

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