Teapot

19th century
Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: New York City or Dorchester, Mass., United States

Dimensions

24.13 x 25.72 cm (9 1/2 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.25

Medium or Technique

Silver plate

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

This teapot has a pierced circular band at the shoulder with repousse panels of rosettes, foliage, and two plain with bright cut borders. The base is molded with unduations and perforations. It has a rusticated handle in scroll form. The domed, attached lid has a flower and leaf finial.

Provenance

Decended in family of Roswell Gleason (1799-1871). January 18, 1984, sold by Mrs. Anne C. Hayward, East Falmouth, MA to MFA.

Credit Line

Marion E. Davis Fund