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teapot

Object Number: 
1937.398
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal), wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 11 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 29.5 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on bottom: "DIXON & SON/ 5"
Description: 
Globular shaped teapot with bracketed, painted wood handle and square finial, hinged lid, curved spout, molded shell, and feather feet, bright cut decoration sides of flowers and leaves.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group