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Teapot

Maker:
Gillsland and Ker
Date:
1771–72
Culture:
Scottish (Edinburgh)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (18.4 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Ogden Livingston Mills, 1937
Accession Number:
38.21.14
Not on view
Inscription: Motto: DIRIGET DEUS

Marking: [1] castle (Edinburgh town mark);
[2] R. (date letter for 1771-72);
[3] thistle (assay master's mark);
[4] G & K, script, in rectangle, (maker's mark for Gillsland and Ker)

Location of marks:
All on base.
Odgen Livingston Mills (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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