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Teapot

Maker:
Samuel Margas Jr. (British, active 1714–33)
Date:
1716–17
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, wood, ivory
Dimensions:
Height: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.211
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion's head erased;
[2] Britannia;
[3] Roman A, (partial strike, legible) (London date letter for 1716–17);
[4] MA, crowned, fleur-de-lis below, (partial strike, legible) (maker's mark for Samuel Margas).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on underside of base, inside footring;
[1] on underside of cover
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until June 26, 1963; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1963–68; to MMA)
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