- Plain, oblong, boat-shaped teapot on four ball feet with flat, rectangular hinged lid domed at center and topped by a rectangular rosette knop. Spurred, C-shape wood handle is pinned into cylindrical sockets. Bellied gooseneck or S-curve spout with elongated D-shaped lip and flat inside face. Body perforated at spout. Underside of slightly raised bottom struck incuse "I.VICKERS" between "B 4" and "586".
- Maker is John Vickers of Sheffield, England; working, 1809-1836. His father, James Vickers (1737-1809), is said to have discovered and was the first to produce Britannia ware in 1769 or 1770, establishing Sheffield as major manufacturing center in the trade.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- place made
- United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
- Physical Description
- pewter (overall material)
- Britannia (overall material)
- wood (handle material)
- overall: 6 in x 11 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 28.2575 cm x 9.525 cm
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- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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