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Teapot

Retailer:
Ball, Tompkins and Black (active 1839–51)
Maker:
Charters, Cann & Dunn (active 1848–1854)
Date:
1848–51
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
8 5/8 x 9 7/16 x 6 1/4 in. (21.9 x 24 x 15.9 cm); 28 oz. 15 dwt. (894.3 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mali, 1944
Accession Number:
44.117.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle in interlaced script: FC

Marking: marked on underside of body: BALL TOMPKINS & BLACK (in semi-circular banner) / [arm & hammer in oval] ; N[pellet]Y (in rectangle overstamping diamond shape); [indecipherable (maybe a tree) in oval]
John Taylor Johnston, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mali, New York, until 1944
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