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Teapot

Maker:
Simeon A. Bayley (active 1784–99)
Date:
ca. 1790
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. (17.5 x 28.9 cm); 20 oz. 1 dwt. (624 g) Base: 6 x 4 in. (15.2 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.525
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked twice on underside: BAYLEY (in shaped surround) [Note that the "B" is taller than the other letters] ; [pseudohallmark of profile of a bird head]
Possibly Lord Courtenay; Jotham Smith; his granddaughter Mrs. Jean Greves (1845–1932); sold to Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1924; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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