Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1837-1847

GUSN

GUSN-223277

Description

Pumpkin-shaped pewter teapot on scroll embellished feet. Domed, hinged lid with wooden black-painted flower knop; curved scroll embellished spout; and S-shaped black-painted wooden handle with thumb rest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
tin alloy
wood (plant material)
Teapot

Inscription

"506 / JAMES DIXON / & SONS / 1464" (stamped)

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 9 3/4 (HxW), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of C. Spaulding Prime

Accession Number

1993.475

Places

Danvers (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)