Teapot

Object number
12.1.1
Creator
Samuel Kirk and Son
Date
circa 1881
Description
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.
Materials
silver
Credit Line
Gift from the Estate of Ida Lewis
Object Type
teapots
Related People & Organizations
Lewis, Ida (associated)