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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.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1905
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
ebony (knop, handle material)
average spatial: 30 cm x 14 cm x 14 cm; 11 13/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 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
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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
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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