- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Silver, wood, ivory
- teapot dimensions: 15.9 × 28.2 × 8.3 cm (6 1/4 × 11 1/8 × 3 1/4 in.)
stand dimensions: 1.9 × 14.9 × 10.5 cm (3/4 × 5 7/8 × 4 1/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- hallmark: Struck under base: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter, duty mark and with maker's mark; the cover with lion passant and maker's mark
- maker's mark: under base, struck: DP [Daniel Pontifex; Grimwade, no. 494]
- hallmark: under base, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter, duty mark
- hallmark: cover, struck: lion passant
- maker's mark: cover, struck: DP [Daniel Pontifex; Grimwade, no. 494]
- coat of arms:
- coat of arms:
- 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- The teapot faceted oblong with bowed shoulder, nineteenth-century ivory loop handle; the hinged domed cover with oval ivory finial, engraved on one side with coat of arms and crest; the rectangular stand with canted corners, the center engraved with the same arms and crest, with wooden backing
- 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. 216, cat. no. 239, repr. p. 216, details repr. p. 216.
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