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Object ID 1927.001.004
Object Name Teapot
Collection Silver
Credit line Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Thomas S. Bellah
Date circa 1770
Made Bancroft Woodcock
Makers mark Marked "B. Woodcock" on the underside of the base
Description Rococo-style, pear-shaped silver teapot with a fruitwood handle, molded circular foot, C-shaped handle, and hinged domed lid with a bell finial. The spout has leaf and swirl decorations. It is engraved with "B" in script on the side.
Dimensions H-7.25 W-9.25 D-4.25 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest dimensions; width including handle; 3" diameter foot; 2 1/4" diameter lip; 4 7/8" to tip of spout
Owned Maria Whitney (Mrs. Thomas) Bellah
Used Bellah family
Subjects Silver
Teapots
Tableware
People Woodcock, Bancroft
Bellah, Thomas
Search Terms Silver
Bancroft Woodcock
Teapots
Bellah Family
Wilmington
Eighteenth Century
Material Silver
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE