Raised, oblong, apple-shaped teapot with a short, forward-set, concave neck and wide, everted, single-reeded rim on an applied oval foot ring. Inset, domed and flared, hinged lid is topped by an ebony oval button knop. Single-knuckled, C-curve handle is pinned into flared sockets. Body perforated at the shallow, S-curve spout. Shoulder is struck "GEBELEIN" twice to left of handle, while underside of slightly concave bottom has four marks, "H S" separated by an anvil in a rectangle above "STERLING", "1905" and "G"; lid is also struck "GEBELEIN" at inside edge. Part of a three-piece service, 1992.0601.001-.003.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1905
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
ebony (knop, handle material)
average spatial: 30 cm x 14 cm x 14 cm; 11 13/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 29.845 cm x 13.97 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Eleanor Gebelein Greene, Ernest George Gebelein, and Athur David Gebelein, in memory of their father George Christian Gebelein; and the Mary E. Maxwell Fund
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