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Victorian silverplated tea or coffee pot, the finial cast as ears of corn, the body adorned with repouss and engraved design of corn. Hinged lid. Beaded design at top edge and egg and dart band at footring. Natural form handle with cast ear of corn design at top. Medallion on bottom identifies maker as Bancroft, Redfield and Rice, New York, with engraved mark "Inserted Pearls/Patented July 8, 1856". Note: Bancroft, Redfield and Rice are listed in the New York City directory from 1856-1863. The corn design, popular in American ceramics, is rare in silver. Circa 1860. Provenance: Estate of Salli LaGrone, Franklin, Tennessee. Condition: Overall good condition with some wear and small dents, no monograms.