Teapot

Teapot

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Description
Oblong, boat-shaped teapot with flared shoulder having applied pendant gadrooning and triple-tiered upper body on four cast, 7-lobed, concave shell feet. Inset, rectangular, tiered and hinged lid is topped by a rectangular, black-painted wood knop. Matching, spurred, C-curve handle is pinned into conical sockets. Bellied gooseneck or shallow S-curve spout with elongated V-shaped lip, serpentine face and rounded belly; body perforated at spout. Underside of rounded-edge, rectangular bottom is struck incuse at center "SHA[W]" and "6".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
date made
1815 - 1835
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Norwood
Physical Description
Britannia (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
wood (handle, knop material)
paint (handle, knop material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 12 in x 4 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 30.48 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
DL.59.2229
catalog number
59.2229
accession number
220211
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H. B. (Clara Babcock) Blackmar
subject
Tea Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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