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Teapot

Object Number: 
1922.66
Date: 
1825-1837
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 19 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on base: "J. DANFORTH/NO. 6"
Description: 
Squat, baluster teapot with hinged step-domed lid with small mushroom finial; broken, scrolled, faceted angular hollow handle, spout, and flaring foot with flat base.
Gallery Label: 
J. Danforth (1803-1872), of Middletown, CT, worked from 1825 to 1837.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group