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Catalog Number DEC.010
Title Teapot
Artist Casey, Samuel
Date 1745-50 circa
Description Antique American silver hinged cover teapot made by Samuel Casey, South Kingston and Newport, R.I., having a wooden finial and handle, globular body with engraving, embossed s-scroll spout, 6.5 inches tall, fine conditions, circa 1745. (Simon Nager, 1979)

Object Name Teapot
Material Metal (Silver), Wood
Dimensions H-6.5 W-9.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Miss Ellen Townsend
Provenance Mrs. W. Redwood gave teapot to Ellen Townsend's mother, Mrs. John Feke Townsend.
Signed Name S. CASEY
Signed Name Location Base of Teapot
Additional Inscriptions and Marks Etched on base of teapot: S.P.
Written on by Newport Historical Society on base: 10.1.27
Inscription Type Inscription
Inscription Technique Etched
Inscription Location Along outside of bowl
Inscriptions and Marks A.J.

Collection Decorative Arts
People Townsend, Ellen
Casey, Samuel
Notes Red paper slip originally on box "Exhibit Met April"