Teapot Stand

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Description
Small oval tray with coved edge and applied cast rim on four thread-bordered tab feet; flat well is bordered by a flat-chased band of eight anthemions or palmettes flanked by reverse scrolls connected by bud-like motifs. Underside struck with five marks: "J·E" in raised letters in a quatrefoil, facing opposite direction next to four hallmarks, a left-facing lion passant in clipped-corner shield, crowned leopard's head in round-bottom shield, raised roman letter "K" in clipped-corner shield and right-facing sovereign's head in profile in oval. Underside also incised with several sets of letters and numbers, including the script letters "RE" and weight. Stand for teapot, DL.380477.
Maker is John Emes of London, England; active, 1796-1808.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1805
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
place owned; place used
United States: Illinois, Albion
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 16.1925 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
DL.380478
catalog number
380478
accession number
153231
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret Edmiston Gamon
subject
Beverages
Tea Drinking
Illinois
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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