Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-50157

Description

Squash-shaped tin alloy teapot on scroll feet. Domed, hinged lid with flower and leaf knop. Curved spout and S-shaped handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Label

Exhibited in DAPA, July 2000

Inscription

"6 / ROSWELL GLEASON / 5450" (stamped)

Associated Building

Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.),

Maker

Gleason, Roswell, 1799-1887 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Dorchester, Massachusetts

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.189

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]