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Teapot

1998.5901.1 (RS225681)

Description

Part of a three piece service consisting of melon-shaped teapot, sugar and creamer with applied handles and 4 footed bases; teapot lid is hinged, sugar has removable lid; knops are partially opened flowers with three leaves attached by pins.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Maker)
Date
1850
Inscriptions
"JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD/No. 66910" Around diamond shape British Registry mark: ""I/V/C/Rd/29/3 indicating set was January 29, 1850; teapot also stamped ""21"" ""6""; sugar and creamer also stamped ""87"" ""BEST/""BRITTANIA METAL""
Location of origin
Sheffield
Material
britannia metal
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Britannia
britannia metal
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5901.1
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
20701

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