Teapot with strainer

1830–50
Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

25.4 x 31.11 x 13.97 cm (10 x 12 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.1798a-b

Medium or Technique

Pewter (britannia ware)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

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.

Markings

Mark on base "10 / ROSWELL GLEASON / 4900" incised on base.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald