Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)
Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
19.05 x 24.76 x 15.24 cm (7 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)
Double domed cover with wooden finial. The handle is metal, painted black; the knob is painted wood. The body was made using the “reverse mold” technique, with two identical vessels soldered together and with a solder line visible as a horizontal band across the middle of the vessel. There are strainer holes at the juncture of the spout and the bowl.
"R. GLEASON" in depressed rectangle with raised letters.
Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald