Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)
Overall: 30.5 x 29.2 x 17.8 cm (12 x 11 1/2 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)
Typical conical form with somewhat vertical spout, ear-shaped handle, and hinged lid with finial and convex horizontal bandings at lower section
Stamped on bottom: "ROSWELL GLEASON"
Part of the original furnishings of the Roswell Gleason House in Dorchester, Massachusetts; by descent to Mr. and Mrs. Roswell Gleason Hall; by gift to their granddaughter, the donor.
Gift of Elizabeth C., Elizabeth H. and Ulf B. Heide