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Teapot

1982.189 (RS30597)

Description

Squash-shaped tin alloy teapot on scroll feet. Domed, hinged lid with flower and leaf knop. Curved spout and S-shaped handle.

Details

Label
Exhibited in DAPA, July 2000
Maker
Gleason, Roswell, 1799-1887 (Maker)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"6 / ROSWELL GLEASON / 5450" (stamped)
Location of origin
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
pewter (tin alloy)
Teapot
teapots
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.189
Credit Line
Bequest Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50157

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