- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- 14 x 23 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
inscription: Mark, in rectangle: Minott
Inscribed, bottom: William Kneeland, H.C. 1751
- inscription: Mark, in rectangle: Minott
- William Kneeland, Gift from ten of his students, 1763. (William Kneeland was Tutor 1754-1763)
Descended through family to Frederick H. Hedge (class of 1851) and Miss Charlotte A. Hedge.
Joint Gift to Harvard Library, 1916.
Corporation Records, June 21, 1916: Voted that the President and Fellows desire to express their gratitude to Mr. Frederick H. Hedge and to Miss Charlotte A. Hedge for their gift of a silver teapot belonging to their great grandfather, Dr. William Kneeland, a Tutor in the College from 1754 to 1763. Frederick was class of 1851. Charlotte and Frederick were descendants of Tutor William Kneeland, class of 1751.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from Harvard University; Gift to Harvard College in 1916 from Miss Charlotte A. Hedge and Frederick H. Hedge, Class of 1851, descendants of Tutor William Kneeland, Class of 1751, to whom the teapot once belonged
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Exhibition History
GenEd US12 American Encounters: Art, Contact, and Conflict, 1560-1860 (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012
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