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Salver for a teakettle

Maker:
Augustin Courtauld (British, 1685–1751)
Date:
1735–36
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 1 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 10 in., 29.436oz. (3.2 x 26.7 x 25.4 cm, 834.5g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.187
Not on view
The arms engraved on the side of the kettle are those of David Franks and his wife, Margaret Evans. Franks was born in New York, and the couple lived in Philadelphia. They moved to England after the Revolution. The present stand is similar to the original, which is in a private collection.
[ S. J. Shrubsole ; to Irwin Untermyer, July 12, 1973 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (in 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
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