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Teapot

1995.417 (RS219909)

Description

Pewter teapot with flower-shaped, scalloped top. The scalloped shape of lid is echoed by molded, mid-body tufted shape. C-shaped black-painted wooden handle with thumb rest. S-shaped spout. Hinged lid with black-painted wooden knop.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
1850
Circa
Inscriptions
"Belonged to Mrs. John D. Norton (nee Abigail Bridge)." (Label)
"JAMES/ DIXON & SON/ 70" (stamped)
"For the Society for the/ Preservation os N.E./ Antiquities/ #18 1989" (sticker)
"James Dixon & Sons" (stamped)
Location of origin
Sheffield, England
Material
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
Teapot
teapots
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.417
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10590

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