Teapot Stand

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Description
Small, flat oval tray with coved edge and applied cast rim on four thread-bordered tab feet. Well is bordered by a flat-chased band of eight anthemions or palmettes flanked by reverse scrolls connected by a bud-like motif. Underside is struck with four hallmarks, a lion passant in clipped-corner shield, crowned leopard's head in round-bottom shield, the raised roman letter "K" in clipped-corner shield and right-facing sovereign's head in profile in oval, next to "J·E" in raised letters in a quatrefoil. Bottom underside also incised with several sets of letters and numbers, including the script letters "RE" and weight. Stand for teapot, DL*380477.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1805
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
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 Margaret Edmiston Gamon
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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