Teapot

Description:

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.

Date Made: ca 1905

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

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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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0601.001Catalog Number: 1992.0601.001Accession Number: 1992.0601

Object Name: teapot

Physical Description: silver (overall material)ebony (knop, handle material)Measurements: average spatial: 30 cm x 14 cm x 14 cm; 11 13/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 inoverall: 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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-af5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1126989

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