On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (13.3 x 21.3 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on inside bottom in center: "X" above "Wm_WILL" in rectangle with serrated edge [the "m" is in superscript and underlined].
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William Will. Teapot, 1764-1796. Pewter, peawood, 5 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (13.3 x 21.3 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.184. Creative Commons-BY
overall, 45.10.184.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Pewter teapot with hinged lid and peawood handle, Queen Anne type. Pear-shaped body rises from flat bottom. Large ear-shaped handle with scrolled grips attached with pewter collars. Opposing spout undulates as it rises, tapers to oval flat cut opening. Hinged lid rises to high dome, surmounted by decorative finial.
CONDITION: Good; all-over tarnish and spots of discoloration; some scratches and pitting; cracks in wooden handle.
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