AN AMERICAN SILVER TEAPOT AND OPEN SUGAR BOWL
The teapot McMullin & Black, Philadelphia, circa 1811; the sugar bowl marked Riggs, Philadelphia, circa 1819
The teapot of globular form on spreading circular foot with part fluted body, rising to a waist with applied band of repeating foliage, the hinged domed cover with part fluting and an acorn finial, with scrolling spout and wooden harp handle; the sugar bowl of oval form on four ball feet with leaf joins, part fluted with a gadroon border.
The teapot 11¼in. (28.4cm.) high; total weight 50oz. (2)