Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-38645

Description

Oval pewter teapot on shell feet with domed, hinged lid topped with black-painted wooden knop; curved spout; and curved, black-painted wooden handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
britannia metal
Vessel, Drink ServingTeapotTeapot

Inscription

"MEA" (Engraved)
"DIXON 7 SON / 6" (stamped)

Related Items

Title teapot, pewter Accession Number 1934.638
Title teapot, pewter Accession Number 56.1918
Title teapot, pewter Accession Number 55.1918

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 x 10 1/4 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David Lyman

Accession Number

1936.551

Places

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