Research: Luce Center for American Art

Teapot with Lid
Accession #1991.258.1a-b
Designer Marion Anderson Noyes
TitleTeapot with Lid
Dateca. 1933
MediumPewter, walnut
Dimensions6 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (17.1 x 21.9 x 13.7 cm)
MarksOn bottom of teapot, etched in script: "Marion Louise Anderson" (name underscored with two etched lines)
Credit LineGift of Marion Anderson Noyes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 18, Shelf L (Contemporary Design)
DescriptionSpherical, lightly brushed pewter teapot (a) and fitted lid (b) with walnut handle and finial. Body sits on round foot rim incised with four horizontal lines; attached triangular spout with horizontal and slightly flared lip opposite an attached wooden handle that juts out horizontally from below lid (level with spout), then curves down to body. Domed lid with attached rectangular finial. CONDITION: Good, some discoloration on and around spout; dark spotting on interior of teapot; wear to finial and handle from use; minor scratches overall.