Teapot

Teapot

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Description
Pear-shaped or "Queen Anne" teapot on short, vertical foot ring with a bell-domed, hinged lid topped by ball-and-spool knop; peaked D- or ear-shaped handle pinned into cylindrical sockets; and shallow, S-scroll spout with flat, oval lip. Two pairs of incised lines around lid and shoulder. Body perforated at spout. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse with small circular mark of Old Colony Pewter Makers.
Illustrated in firm's 1928 product catalog (also given by donor).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teapot
date made
ca 1928
owner; user
Murray, Anne Wood
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 7 5/8 in x 4 in; 15.24 cm x 19.3675 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1983.0566.02
accession number
1983.0566
catalog number
1983.0566.02
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
subject
Colonial Revival
Beverages
Tea Drinking
Washington D.C.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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