Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature teapot

Maker:
John Denziloe (working 1774–after 1802, died 1820)
Date:
1778–79
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, ivory
Dimensions:
2 1/4 × 5 in. (5.7 × 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.19a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] C (London date letter for 1778–79);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] J.D. (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on underside of teapot
[3] on underside of cover
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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