Teapot

Description:

Pear-shaped or "Queen Anne" teapot on short, circular foot ring with a high-domed hinged lid topped by urn knop; spurred D- or ear-shaped, wood handle pinned into conical sockets; and faceted S-scroll spout with flat oval lip. Bead borders applied around rim of lid and shoulder of body; molded bands at rim and seam of body. Body perforated at spout. Inside of flat bottom is struck with a crowned "X" mark above a circular "LOVE" touch mark with lovebirds touching beaks; both marks effaced.

Attributed to John Andrew Brunstrom (circa 1753-1793) of Philadelphia, PA; working 1783-1793.

Date Made: 1785 - 1810

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Tea Drinking

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0027.26Catalog Number: 1986.0027.26Accession Number: 1986.0027

Object Name: teapot

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)wood (handle material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 8 in x 4 5/8 in; 19.05 cm x 20.32 cm x 11.7475 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ed08-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_303591

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