Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1877-1883

GUSN

GUSN-19283

Description

Britannia teapot; scalloped rim; onion-like finial atop hinged lid; crested handle; elbow shaped spout; raised ring around waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
britannia metal
molding (forming)
Molded
Britannia
Teapot

Inscription

Impressed stamp on bottom: ""R. DUNHAM & SONS/ PORTLAND, Me."" [w/ picture of tea pot]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Rufus Dunham & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Portland, ME, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

10 x 9.5 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1043

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Maine (United States)