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Teapot

Maker:
Joseph Richardson Jr. (1752–1831)
Maker:
Nathaniel Richardson (1754–1827)
Date:
1777–90
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (13.3 x 24.4 cm); 16 oz. 17 dwt. (524.1 g) Base: Diam. 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm) Body: Diam. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); 14 oz. 18 dwt. (462.9 g) Cover: 1 1/2 x 2 11/16 in. (3.8 x 6.8 cm); 1 oz. 19 dwt. (61.2 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.532
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked twice on underside: I NR (in rounded rectangle) ("NR" are conjoined)
Bought by Alphonso T. Clearwater,1924; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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