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Pewter Tea Kettle

1991.465 (RS21522)

Description

Pewter teapot; large globular shape; turned wooden handle mounted between pewter bracket sides; attached cover with a wooden finial; hinged at one side showing a foliate motif; curved spout; shallow foot; surface has a smooth, plain finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1775
Inscriptions
Incised on the bottom underside is: HR [maybe the maker's mark].
Location of origin
Holland
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
cookware
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Kettle
kettles (vessels)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Rococo
Tea
tin alloy
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.465
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2442
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