Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-10590

Description

Pewter teapot with flower-shaped, scalloped top. The scalloped shape of lid is echoed by molded, mid-body tufted shape. C-shaped black-painted wooden handle with thumb rest. S-shaped spout. Hinged lid with black-painted wooden knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Inscription

"Belonged to Mrs. John D. Norton (nee Abigail Bridge)." (Label)
"JAMES/ DIXON & SON/ 70" (stamped)
"For the Society for the/ Preservation os N.E./ Antiquities/ #18 1989" (sticker)
"James Dixon & Sons" (stamped)

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Sheffield, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.417

Date

1850 (Circa)

Places

Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)