Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-3992

Description

Squat, bulbous; urn-shaped body with conical lid; "C"-shaped metal handle with small scroll return on upper curve, originally enameled black; ovoid leaf stamped handle mounts; serpentine spout case with "V"-shaped indent; dome-shaped foot with copper base (added later).

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
copper (metal)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Pewter
Copper
Leaf
TEAPOT

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7.75 x 11.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.312