Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-223059

Description

Pumpkin-shaped pewter teapot with four foliate decorated feet. Curved spout with a curly stem design. Wooden black-painted handle with curled ends and thumb rest. Hinged lid with black-painted wooden flower-shaped knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pewter (tin alloy)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
Rococo Revival
Teapot

Inscription

"C/ 87 5/ JAMES DIXON/ & SONS/ 1509" (stamped)
"BWA" (Engraved)

Associated Building

Used At Arnold House (Lincoln, R.I.),

Related Items

Title Teapot Accession Number 2001.242.1
Title Coffeepot Accession Number 2001.243

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Sheffield, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 9 1/4 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.242.2

Places

Lincoln (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)