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Teapot

Maker:
Isaac Hutton (American, New York 1766–1855 Albany, New York)
Date:
1813
Geography:
Made in Albany, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
7 3/8 x 12 x 5 5/16 in. (18.7 x 30.5 x 13.5 cm); 26 oz. (808.2 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.534
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle: STATE OF NEW-YORK. (shaded roman) / By the SOCIETY (this word is itallic) for the Promotion of (script) / Usefull ARTS. (this word is itallic) this Premium is awarded to (script) / NICHOLAS SMITH (shaded itallic block) / of the County of Saratoga. for the (script) / Second best Specimen of (script) / WOOLEN CLOTH (shaded roman) / presented the present Year. (script) / 1813

engraved on body to left of handle: [Arms of New York State: armorial shield with motto "EXCELSIOR" on a banner surmounted by eagle and flanked by two figures.]

Marking: marked on underside: HUTTON (in rectangle) [flanked by eagle in oval]
Nicholas Smith, Saratoga, New York, from 1813; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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