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Teapot

1949.171 (RS30578)

Description

Round, pewter teapot with domed, hinged lid; black-painted wooden knop; curved spout; balck-painted wooden handle; and banded, circular base.

Details

Label
Exhibited in DAPC, July 2000.
Maker
Gleason, Roswell, 1799-1887 (Maker)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"R.GLEASON" (stamped)
Location of origin
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
pewter (tin alloy)
Teapot
teapots
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 8 1/4 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.171
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54986

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