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Teapot

1936.551 (RS30568)

Description

Oval pewter teapot on shell feet with domed, hinged lid topped with black-painted wooden knop; curved spout; and curved, black-painted wooden handle.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"MEA" (Engraved)
"DIXON 7 SON / 6" (stamped)
Location of origin
England
Material
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)
Woonsocket (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Descriptive terms
britannia metal
pewter (tin alloy)
Teapot
teapots
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Arnold, Mary Eaile
Dimensions
8 x 10 1/4 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.551
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. David Lyman
GUSN
38645
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