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Teapot

Maker:
Peter Van Dyck (1684–1750)
Date:
ca. 1720
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
7 3/16 × 9 5/16 in., 563.5g, 4 7/8 in. (18.3 × 23.7 cm, 18.117 oz., 12.4 cm) Lip diameter: 3 in. (7.6 cm) Diam. of foot: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on body to left of handle: [arms and crest of Schuyler]
engraved on body to right of handle in script: Myndert Schuyler / b. 1672 d. 1755

Marking: marked to right and left of handle: V / P[pellet]D (in trefoil surround)
Myndert (1672–1755) and Rachel Cuyler Schuyler (1674–1747); their granddaughter Anna De Peyster Douw (1723–1794); by descent to Susan Van Rensselaer Dayton (b. 1866) (Mrs. Edward Hugh Gardner Dayton); sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1947.
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