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Teapot with Lid

Decorative Arts

On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The City and the Rise of the Modern Woman, 1900–1945
MEDIUM Pewter, walnut
  • Place Manufactured: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • DATES ca. 1933
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (17.1 x 21.9 x 13.7 cm)
    MARKINGS On bottom of teapot, etched in script: "Marion Louise Anderson" (name underscored with two etched lines)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.258.1a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Spherical, 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.
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