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John Burt


c. 1730-1740

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
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: A Silver Teapot by John Burt
: Toward a Tea Set by Paul Revere
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 5 x 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (12.7 x 21.59 x 12.07 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Mark; Inscriptionon bottom: [Mary Loring, the gift of her father, John Gyles, Esq., 1748] stamped three times on bottom: [John Burt]
Physical Description: teapot, globular body on moulded flaring base; on the shoulders an engraved band of scrolls and latticed panels; on one side a coat-of-arms, unidentified
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell
Accession Number: 47.60
Artist: John Burt, American, 1691-1745
Role: Silversmith
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1691-1745
Added to Site: February 28, 2009