CreatorSamuel Kirk and Son
Silver cylindrical tea pot, domed, hinged lid with cast finial, repousse and chased over entire surface. Cartouche engraved with inscription. Inscription: "Presented to Miss Ida Lewis by the officers and enlisted men of the 1st regt. Of artillery USA stationed at Fort Adams Rhode Island. In recognition of her brave action in rescuing from drowning 2 members of the Reg Band. February 4th, 1881". Other marks include: "x112 20 04 'S. Kirk and son' 1107" on bottom of pot.
Credit LineGift from the Estate of Ida Lewis
Related People & OrganizationsLewis, Ida (associated)