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Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    York (made)

  • Date:

    1784-1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J Hampston & J Prince (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, raised and engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.31-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries, case 14, shelf 5

Physical description

Silver, oval with a straight spout, slightly domed lid and wooden handle. Engraved on each side with a escutheon and floral swags, one of which is left blank and the other charged with a boar's head above a coronet; bright cut border.

Place of Origin

York (made)

Date

1784-1785 (made)

Artist/maker

J Hampston & J Prince (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, raised and engraved

Marks and inscriptions

York hallmarks for 1784-5

Mark of J. Hampton and J. Prince

Engraved with a crest: a boar's head above a coronet
Unidentified

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm, Width: 25 cm, Depth: 10.6 cm, Weight: 476.1 g including handle

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Silver, wooden handle, York hallmarks for 1784-5, mark of J. Hampton and J. Prince

Materials

Silver; Wood

Techniques

Raising; Engraving (incising); Bright cutting

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Coronets (crowns); Swags

Categories

Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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