Circular urn-shaped teapot on a beaded, domed pedestal base with beaded, conical hinged lid topped by a cast bulbous vase. Flat-chased and engraved floral and strapwork designs decorate the incurved neck and ovoid body. Bands of large beads at rim and bottom of neck and base. Cast, leafy scrollwork S-curve spout and S-curve handle; handle is pinned into thin insulators with a flared shell or fan for the upper socket and the lower terminal attached with a rosette. Body finely perforated at spout. Circular medallion or tag applied to underside of rounded bottom is embossed "* ROGERS, SMITH & C\o. (arched) / (flourish) / N\o. / NEW HAVEN, C\T. * (curved)" and struck incuse "1833" and "5". From same service as syrup pitcher and stand, DL*60.1146B-.1147.

Date Made: 1862 - 1877

Parent Company: Meriden Britannia Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, New Haven

Subject: BeveragesTea Drinking


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Credit Line: Gift of Miss Jennie M. Griswold

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1146ACatalog Number: 60.1146AAccession Number: 56985

Object Name: teapot

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)electroplate (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 11 1/4 in x 9 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 28.575 cm x 23.1775 cm x 13.6525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-06c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300706

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