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Covered tureen


Samuel Kirk and Son


between 1846-1861

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G333
Covered tureen, Samuel Kirk and Son
Covered tureen: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 12 3/4 x 18 1/4 x 8 9/16 in. (32.39 x 46.36 x 21.75 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Maryland, Baltimore
Culture: North America, United States, Maryland
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions stamped, on bottom under foot: [S. KIRK & SON/11.OZ]; engraved, on one side: [Lydia/och/Herman]; engraved, on opposite side: [1903/12 Augusti/1928]
Physical Description: boat-shaped footed tureen with domed cover and two handles; decorated overall with raised foliage, flowers, fruit and birds
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Anna Lisa Aspegren Loomis
Accession Number: 98.92a,b
Artist: Samuel Kirk and Son, Baltimore, 1846-1861
Role: Maker
Life Dates: Baltimore, 1846-1861
Added to Site: February 28, 2009