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Teapot with strainer

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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.

Marks

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald

1830–50

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)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter