Teapot

about 1823–29
Dixon & Son (British, about 1804–present)


Object Place: Sheffield, England

Dimensions

22.22 x 30.48 cm (8 3/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

1998.7.1

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Pewter

Teapot with boat shaped body resting on rectangular foot, with curved spout and black c-scroll handle; upper section with gadrooned edge and with hinged lid and black wooden finial; each side of body embossed with leafage flanking an American eagle with shield, surrounded by thirteen stars and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” in banner.

Markings

Teapot with incised mark on underside of bottom: "6/DIXON & SON"

Provenance

Found by the dealer in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Credit Line

Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber