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Teapot

1991.612 (RS20993)

Description

Pear-shaped; hinged domed lid with disk finial and incised banding. Incised banding to body, on extended straight foot and flat base. Pewter scroll handle with thumb piece and S-scroll spout. Spout and handle of darker and heavier metal.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Incised on bottom underside: [faintly incised name; indistinct. Possibly H. Smith. Maker? Probably owner?]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
Incised
incising
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Queen Anne
TEAPOT
teapots
tin alloy
Dimensions
7 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.612
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8409

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