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Tea urn

Maker:
John Carter II (active 1768–1777)
Date:
1773–74
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.28a–f
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] London hall mark for 1773-74;
[3] lion passant;
[4] I C in rectangular reserve, John Carter, ent. before 1773 (Jackson, 1921, p. 213)

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on inside section of urn into which heated iron is inserted;
[1]-[4] on base;
[3],[4] on rim of cover
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