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Teapot

Maker:
Joseph Edwards Jr. (1737–1783)
Date:
1760–75
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 9/16 x 9 7/16 in. (14.1 x 24 cm); 17 oz. 9 dwt. (542.8 g) Body: Diam. 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm) Foot: Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.528
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on underside in shaded roman: ED
engraved on body to left of handle in interlaced script: EA (later)
lightly scratched on underside: 17 = 14

Marking: marked on underside: I Edwards (in rectangle) ("dwards" in italics)
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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