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Teapot

A work made of silver, with mahogany.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver, with mahogany.

Date:

1761–74

Artist:

Benjamin Burt
American, 1729–1805

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Benjamin Burt

Title

Teapot

Place

Boston (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

c. 1761–1774

Medium

Silver, with mahogany

Inscriptions

mark center bottom in conforming cartouche in Roman capitals: "BENJAMIN/BURT"

Dimensions

19.1 × 26.7 × 8.9 cm (7 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Warren L. Batts, Mrs. Jacob H. Bischof, Quinn E. Delaney, Mrs. Kent W. Duncan, Jamee J. and Marshall Field, Mrs. Esther Holmes, Mrs. Laura S. Matthews, Jeffrey Shedd, Mrs. Frank L. Sulzberger, and Jack W. Warner

Reference Number

1985.246

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