Teapot

Object Number: 
1937.399
Date: 
1822-1831
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal), iron or brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 10 x 6 in. ( 27.3 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
struck: inside on base: "H. YALE/... Co/..."
Description: 
Britannia metal teapot with plain molded tapering cylindrical body; double scroll handle; hinged stepped domed lid with finial; iron or brass pin in hinge.
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