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Raised circular teapot with double-bellied lower body engraved "SML" in flecked foliate script on a domed and stepped circular pedestal base. Flattened bulbous upper body and hinged lid, which is topped by a cast spherical cluster of fruits and flowers. Cast convex rims of pairs of cornucopias springing from shells at shoulder and top of pedestal; die-rolled bands of matching decoration at opening and base. Hollow S-curve handle sprouts from waterleaf volutes and is pinned into ivory insulators. S-curve spout has a scrolled waterleaf on top and anthemion on belly. Body perforated at spout. Underside of rounded bottom struck above centerpunch "N.J.BOGERT" in raised roman letters in a rectangle. From a four-piece coffee and tea service, 1985.0962.1-.4.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1830
Bogert, Nicholas J.
place made
United States: New York, Montgomery
place used
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
ivory (insulators material)
overall: 11 1/4 in x 11 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 28.575 cm x 28.2575 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Bequest of Duncan Lewis Edwards
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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