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miniature coffee pot

Object Number: 
1926.22
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Urn-shaped pewter teapot with fluting and cast bell flower decoration; scrolled dragon handle; dragon and acanthus leaf spout.
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this minature teapot was intended for a child; it could have been patinated originally, which might explain the blue color.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group