Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-20701

Description

Part of a three piece service consisting of melon-shaped teapot, sugar and creamer with applied handles and 4 footed bases; teapot lid is hinged, sugar has removable lid; knops are partially opened flowers with three leaves attached by pins.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
britannia metal
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Britannia
Teapot

Inscription

"JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD/No. 66910" Around diamond shape British Registry mark: ""I/V/C/Rd/29/3 indicating set was January 29, 1850; teapot also stamped ""21"" ""6""; sugar and creamer also stamped ""87"" ""BEST/""BRITTANIA METAL""

Additional Identification Number

46

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sheffield

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5901.1