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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...

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Marks

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

about 1823–29

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter