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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.


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

19th century

Object Place

New York City or Dorchester, Mass., United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver plate




Silver hollowware