Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-50158

Description

Lighthouse-style pewter teapot with domed, hinged lid with ornament; curved spout; S-shaped handle with thumb rest; and bands at base and rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
britannia metal
Teapot

Inscription

"(?).Lee" (in a rectangle (probably the mark of Richard Lee Sr. of Springfield, Vermont))

Associated Building

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

Maker

Probably Lee, Richard (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Springfield , Vermont

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 8 (HxW), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.190

Date

1820 (Circa)

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Springfield (Windsor county, Vermont)