Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-223281

Description

Pumpkin-shaped pewter teapot with leaf-shaped feet; long curved spout; over-the-top embellished handle; and domed, hinged lid with leaf and squash knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Inscription

"34 8 / JAMES DIXON / & SONS / 11045" (stamped)
"Similar to / Dixon Pot -- / Prime gift 1993." (Curatorial note on paper referring to 1993.475.)

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.702

Places

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