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Date: 1720 ca.
Media: silver, Britannia standard
Size: h(cm) : 59.7 x diam(cm) : 38 x h(in) : 23 1/2,h(cm
Acquired: 1994; Gift; H.M. Government
Accession Number: NMW A 51187-8
This rare tea kettle stand was given by Mrs Mary Vaughan of Llwydiarth, Montgomeryshire (d.1722) to her daughter Mary, the wife of Thomas Strangways of Melbury, Dorset. It was supplied to Mary Strangways on 9th December 1720 by Gislingham Cooper, described as 'A polish'd Tea Kettle Stand & Frame wt 316oz 0d at 7s 8d pr oz - £121 2s 8d'. The tea kettle is not original to the stand, but is of the same date.