3207
3207
An American Silver Teapot, Joseph Richardson Jr., Philadelphia, circa 1790
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
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3207
An American Silver Teapot, Joseph Richardson Jr., Philadelphia, circa 1790
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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An American Silver Teapot, Joseph Richardson Jr., Philadelphia, circa 1790
oval with straight sides and applied beaded borders, one side engraved with a contemporary monogram RMT within rope-tied husks, straight spout, the stepped shoulders with conforming stepped domed hinged cover and urn finial, leaf-capped wood handle
marked on base JR in rectangle
length 11in. (28 cm)
28cm
23oz 4dwt
722g
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Provenance

Rebecca Trenchard, Philadelphia, thus by descent
Sold, Sotheby's, New York, 27, 29 January 1983, lot 121

Catalogue Note

The monogram is that of Rebecca Trenchard (b. 1775) , who married James Kinsey (b. 1773), an attorney in Philadelphia.

The 1983 Sotheby's sale of this teapot also included a slightly smaller matching teapot (lot 122) and sugar bowl (lot 123), both by Richardson, circa 1790 and identically engraved.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York