Stephen Richard and William Adams
Litchfield Historical Society
New York City, NY
Silver tea service. A) Tea pot - pedestal base, S-shaped protruding spout, ear shaped handle. Hinged lid with bouquest of roses and grapes as handle. Monograms on side "JBT/MFT/ENT" On inside of lid, engraved "John B. Trevor/Emily N. Trevor/Col. Benjamin Tallmadge/Henry Floyd Tallmadge/Mary F.T. Norwood" On opposite side of pot "Originally the property of Col. Benjamin Tallmadge 1784/BT/HFT" Raised cornucopia, flowers, leaves in bands along base, rim and top of body. B) Creamer - pedestal base, handle and spout as above. Decoration and monograms as above c) Sugar bowl - Pedestal base, two handle on either side. Decorations and engraving as on A & B. Inside of lid "Silver Tea Set/Belonging to Col. Benjamin Tallmadge/Made of Mexican Dollars" d) Waste Bowl - shape and decoration same as A,B,C. No handle
- Benjamin Tallmadge
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