Teapot

Description:

Fluted, round-bottom, circular teapot with cyma-domed shoulder on a flared pedestal base with molded circular foot ring. Wide-rimmed, bell-domed, hinged lid is topped by wood mushroom-shaped knop. High, spurred C-curve handle is pinned into cylindrical sockets. S-curve spout, trapezoidal in section, has an angled lip. Body perforated at spout. Knop and handle painted black. Underside of body is struck incuse "[B] M CO." and "5". Fine turning marks inside.

Date Made: 19th-early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray (Anne. W. Murray)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1990.0339.15Catalog Number: 1990.0339.15Accession Number: 1990.0339

Object Name: teapot

Physical Description: Britannia (overall material)pewter (overall material)paint (knop and handle finish material)wood (knop, handle material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 18.415 cm x 26.67 cm x 14.605 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-e7f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1064613

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