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Teapot

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1743–44
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver and wood
Dimensions:
5 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (14 × 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles C. Paterson, in memory of Mrs. John A. Stewart, 1946
Accession Number:
46.66
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on bottom, in script engraving: Robert to Louise / 15th June 1856

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] h, in irregular shaped shield (date letter for 1743–44);
[3] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] script PL, crown above, pellet below, in reserve (maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie).

Location of marks:
All on bottom;
[3], [4] inside lid
[ Art Market, London ; to Mrs. Plant ] ; reputedly Mrs. Morton Plant (by ca. 1921) ; Mrs. Charles C. Paterson (until 1946; to MMA)
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