Thomas Whipham - Teapot and Tray, late 18th century-early 19th century

Thomas Whipham (England, 1715 - 1785)

Teapot and Tray, late 18th century-early 19th century

Silver and silver solder

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Object details

Accession number

M21w10.a-b

Creators

  • Thomas Whipham (England, 1715 - 1785) - primary
  • Charles Wright (active London, 1756 - 1775)
  • J. McKay

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date.

Dimension Notes

Teapot: 7.75 x 12.1 x 6 cm (3 1/16 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.) Tray: 0.7 x 10 x 10 cm (1/4 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 182.


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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