Teapot with strainer
Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)
Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
25.4 x 31.11 x 13.97 cm (10 x 12 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pewter (britannia ware)
Not On View
Eight sided body, tapers to base with four small feet, decorated where they join the body. Decorated spout. Wooden double C handle and wooden knob. Metal filter inside (possibly a coffee pot). Body of vessel was probably die-stamped from rolled sheet britannia and seamed at the corners.
Mark on base "10 / ROSWELL GLEASON / 4900" incised on base.
Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald