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1998.1043 (RS23791)

Description

Britannia teapot; scalloped rim; onion-like finial atop hinged lid; crested handle; elbow shaped spout; raised ring around waist.

Details

Maker
Rufus Dunham & Sons (Maker)
Date
1877-1883
Inscriptions
Impressed stamp on bottom: ""R. DUNHAM & SONS/ PORTLAND, Me."" [w/ picture of tea pot]
Location of origin
Portland, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
britannia metal
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Britannia
britannia metal
Molded
molding (forming)
Teapot
teapots
Dimensions
10 x 9.5 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1043
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19283
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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