John Vernon (American, 1768-1815). <em>Teapot</em>, ca. 1795. Silver, height x width: 7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in. (20 x 31 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett, 20.792. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.792_glass_bw.jpg)

Teapot

Artist:John Vernon

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1795

Dimensions: height x width: 7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in. (20 x 31 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 20.792

Image: 20.792_glass_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oval, cylindrical teapot, which tapers abruptly towards the rim. There is a row of beading at the top and bottom of the cylinder. The spout is straight and narrow and the handle is of wood, fastened to two silver sockets. The oval lid is hinged, slightly domed, and terminates in an urn-shaped finial. On either side is a shield-shaped medallion containing a monogram. It is suspended from sprays and flanked by symmetrically arranged garland. CONDITION: Good.

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