Teapot

Description
Squat, pear-shaped teapot with a domed, hinged lid topped by a button knop, an S-curve spout ending in a V-split lip, and a hollow, high D- or ear-shaped handle flattened at its lower end. Applied molded rims on lid and body; possible applied motifs on back side of lid and top face of handle. Body is perforated at spout and has a raised foot ring on its flat bottom. Bottom underside is struck incuse at center with a circular beehive mark for "ADELPHI SILVER PLATE CO." bordered by "QUADRUPLE PLATE - / NEW-YORK", and "17" below.
Maker is Adelphi Silver Plate Co. of New York, NY (factory located in Brooklyn), c. 1890-c. 1915.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
date made
ca 1890 - 1915
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 14.9225 cm x 18.0975 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1977.0918.67
accession number
1977.0918
catalog number
1977.0918.67
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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