Teapot

Teapot

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Description
Mallet-shaped teapot with incurved neck and rounded shoulder on a circular, flared pedestal base. Bell-domed, hinged lid with wide, flat, overhanging edge is topped by button knop. Spurred, S-curve, D- or ear-shaped handle in pinned into spiral-scroll sockets. Faceted, S-curve spout has elongated D-shaped lip. Body perforated at spout. Inset flat bottom. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
date made
ca 1840
place made
United States
Physical Description
pewter (handle, knop, spout material)
Britannia (body, lid material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 9 in x 4 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 22.86 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
DL.65.0179
catalog number
65.0179
accession number
258258
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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