cream pitcher - center Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1948.47
People
William Cunningham, Scottish
Patrick Cunningham, British
Title
Teapot
Other Titles
Title: Teapot with hinged cover
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1818-1819
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Period
George III (1760-1820)
Culture
British, Scottish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311586
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, ivory
Dimensions
15.9 × 30.2 × 17.1 cm (6 1/4 × 11 7/8 × 6 3/4 in.)
928 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, struck: thistle, castle, date letter, duty mark
  • maker's mark: under base, struck: W&PC [in rectangle] [William II & Patrick II Cunningham, does not appear in Jackson]
  • hallmark: under cover, struck: thistle, castle, date letter, duty mark
  • inscription: on side, engraved: ED
Provenance
Linda J. Corne, gift in memory of her mother; to Fogg Art Museum, 1948.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Miss J. Linda Corne in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Dumbreck of Edinburgh, Scotland
Accession Year
1948
Object Number
1948.47
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Part of a set comprising of a teapot, creamer, and sugar bowl; each with compressed circular chased with spiral fluting and on spreading bases, applied at hte shoulders with bands of embossed foliage, with leaf-capped scroll handles, chased front and back with a scroll cartouche.
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. 181-182, cat. no. 176, repr. p. 182, details repr. p. 181.

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