Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1854-1870

GUSN

GUSN-634

Description

Teapot body (a) hinged lid, domed with leaf finial; C-shaped wooden handle attached at top of body and top of leg; S-shaped spout from middle of body opposite spout. Bag (b) magenta felt bag marked "tea pot".

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fruitwood
silver (metal)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
crests (motifs)
palmette (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Silver
Fruitwood
Beaded
Family Crest
Palmette
Head
TEAPOT

Inscription

[Not explicitly noted in museum file.] Codman crest [bird with branch] on body. Struck with Tiffany & Co. identification.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.668.4AB

Places

New York state (United States)