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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Dixon and Son, British

Teapot

1828–29

Pewter (Britannia), wood

9 5/8 × 10 7/8 in. (24.5 × 27.7 cm)
other (body): 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Gift of Albert D. Putnam, B.A. 1925, and Marcella Putnam
1977.188.7
Geography: 
Made in Sheffield, England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

William Hutchinson Putnam, Hartford, Conn., to 1977; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 58–59, 77, no. 250, ill.

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