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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.77
People
? Troby John, British, English (died 1804?)
Title
Teapot
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1796-1797
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George III (1760-1820)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231124
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, fruitwood
Dimensions
13.3 x 26.3 x 10.5 cm (5 1/4 x 10 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
412 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter, duty mark
  • inscription: on side, engraved: crest of a wolf sejant regardant, its sinister paw supporting an escutcheon charged with three bezants [unidentified]
  • maker's mark: under base, struck: IT [stamped in rectangle] [probably for John Troby; Grimwade, no. 1711]
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
1933.77
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Bowed oval with applied horizontal hoops, with tapering spout, wooden loop handle; the hinged slightly domed cover wtih ebonized oval finial; the side engraved with a crest.
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), pp. 214, cat. no. 235, repr. p. 214, details repr. p. 214.

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