Teapot

Teapot

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
date made
19th-early 20th century
place made
United Kingdom: England
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
ID Number
1990.0339.15
catalog number
1990.0339.15
accession number
1990.0339
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray (Anne. W. Murray)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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