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Teapot

Maker:
Pierre Platel (1664–1719, active England 1699–1719)
Date:
1704–5
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, wood
Dimensions:
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.311a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Scratched on underside: 09-00

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] j (i) (London date letter for 1704–5);
[4] PL, fleur-de-lis below, star above, crowned, in shaped punch (maker's mark for Pierre Platel).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on body, to right of handle, near lip; maker's mark and leopard's head erased also on insetting rim of cover (b)
[ S. J. Shrubsole , until February 8, 1967; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1967–68; to MMA)
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