1957.0823 A, B Teapot, side 2
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Teapot

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Joseph Richardson Jr. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1801

  • Materials:

    Silver; Wood

  • Techniques:

    Wrought, Cast, Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0823 A, B


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Object Number

1957.0823 A, B

Object Name

Teapot

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Joseph Richardson Jr. (Maker)
1752-1831
Bibliography: Martha Gandy Fales, Joseph Richardson and Family: Philadelphia Silversmiths (1974); Richardson family papers, Downs Collection, Winterthur Library.

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1790-1801

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Body, underside; "J·R" stamped in a rectangle
2. Mark; Body, underside; "J·R" stamped in a rectangle
3. Mark; Body, underside; "J·R" stamped in a rectangle
4. Mark; Body, underside; "J·R" stamped in a rectangle
5. Inscription; Body, side, right of handle; "AE" engraved
6. Inscription; Body, underside; "oz dwts / 21 17" incised
7. Inscription; Body, underside; "B" incised

Materials

Silver; Wood

Techniques

Wrought, Cast, Engraved

Construction Description

flatted, seamed silver for tea pots

Dimensions (inches)

5.906 (H) , 11.614 (L) , 4.331 (W) , 16.7199 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15 (H) , 29.5 (L) , 11 (W) , 731 (Weight)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M. G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: pp. 429-430, no. 446 a-s
[Book] Kauffman, Henry J. 1969 The Colonial Silversmith: His Techniques & His Products.
Published: p. 133.
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1973 Early American Silver.
Published: p. 147, fig. no. 136
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1974 Joseph Richardson and Family: Philadelphia Silversmiths.
Published: fig. 166
[Article] Fennimore, Donald L. 1983 Joseph Richardson, Junior, Tea and Coffee Set. Silver. 16 (6)
Published: p. 20-21
[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Information on the maker and examples of marks, pp. 357-358.
[Book] Ensko, Stephen G. C. 1948 American Silversmiths and Their Marks III. 285 p.
Information on maker and examples of marks, p. 210.
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1974 Joseph Richardson and Family: Philadelphia Silversmiths.
Information on the Richardson family of Philadelphia.