Teapot with Portland Vase Scene

Object Name: 
Teapot with Portland Vase Scene

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Object Name: 
Teapot with Portland Vase Scene
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.7.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.3 cm, L: 25.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Snyder
Primary Description: 
Gray pewter, ivory; cast and hand-worked. Spherical teapot with hinged lid and soldered-on handle and spout in the form of scrolls; ivory disk at top and bottom of handle; pineapple knob and leaves on lid. Decorative figures from Portland Vase on the sides in relief. Label on base inscribed "English Pewter Tea Pot made/ in Commemoration of/famous Portland/Vase circa 1820". Strainer clumsily soldered inside seems to be an addition. No maker's marks.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Snyder, Mrs. Harry A., Former Collection
1970-08-13
Color: