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teapot

Object Number: 
1968.7
Date: 
1787-1811
Medium: 
Pewter, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 11 x 5 1/8 in. ( 15.9 x 27.9 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: in serrated rectangle on bottom: "COLDWELL"; also "5" and "4"
Description: 
Globular-shaped teapot with wooden bracket handle, wooden square finial, hinged lid, and ball feet; molded shell and feather decoration on each side.
Gallery Label: 
Once thought to have been made by New York City pewterer George Coldwell, this teapot is now believed to be the work of an English pewterer with the same surname.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group