- Pear-shaped or "Queen Anne" teapot on short foot ring with tall, bell-domed, hinged lid topped by wood button knop; upper part of hinge is a flat, rectangular block. Spurred, S-curve handle has cylindrical sockets; faceted, S-scroll spout has flat, horizontal oval lip. Lid decorated with three sets of scored lines and roulette work at edge. Body perforated at spout. Underside of flat bottom struck with an incuse "X" above maker's touch mark; inside has spiral turning mark and possibly an effaced touch at center.
- Maker is Thomas Danforth Boardman (1784-1873) of Litchfield and Hartford, CT; working, 1804-circa 1860.
- Currently not on view
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- date made
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Hartford
- Physical Description
- pewter (overall material)
- wood (knop button material)
- overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 18.415 cm x 21.59 cm x 12.065 cm
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- Credit Line
- Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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