Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1807-1808

GUSN

GUSN-641

Description

A: Body: Rectangular in section, seamed at one side under handle. Flat bottom. Boat-shaped body. Slightly stepped and domed hinged lid with repousse and chased flowers and a wooden flat-topped finial. Applied gadrooned rim; sides curved and taper to 4 vertical ball feet at corners. C-shaped wooden handle. Spout, square in cross-section, elongated S-curve, also with floral decoration. B: White bag marked "Tea Pot. "

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
gadrooning
repoussé
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
acanthus (motif)
cartouches (ornament)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Silver
Gadrooned
Repousse
Acanthus
Cartouche
Teapot

Inscription

Struck on sides: [London 1807 & 1808 marks]

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Elliot, William, 1807 C-1814 C (Silversmith)
Burrows, Alice & George, 1802 (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

6 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.674AB