Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Coffeepot

Maker:
William Priest (active 1749–73, died between 1802–11)
Maker:
James Priest (active 1764–83)
Date:
1769–70
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Harriett Hunter Sedgwick and Miss Rachel Sedgwick, 1922
Accession Number:
22.143.1
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] O (date letter for 1769–70);
[4] W P, J P below (maker's mark for William and James Priest, entered 1768–69).

Location: on lip

Indistinct mark on other side of lip.

[1] Lion in shield;
[2] swan in oval

Location: on bezel
Miss Harriett Hunter Sedgwick ; and Miss Rachel Sedgwick (until 1922; to MMA)
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