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Teapot

1993.702 (RS30603)

Description

Pumpkin-shaped pewter teapot with leaf-shaped feet; long curved spout; over-the-top embellished handle; and domed, hinged lid with leaf and squash knop.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"34 8 / JAMES DIXON / & SONS / 11045" (stamped)
"Similar to / Dixon Pot -- / Prime gift 1993." (Curatorial note on paper referring to 1993.475.)
Location of origin
England
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
pewter (tin alloy)
Teapot
teapots
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 9 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.702
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
223281

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