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Teapot


Accession number: 75.F.47
Category: Serving vessel
Date: 1853 – 1890
Materials: Metal
Measurements: 22.5 cm W x 28 cm H
Marks/Label: Engraved on the bottom:
T.A. 
BROADHEAD & CO
SHEFFIELD
579
8
Narrative: Roger Broadhead made electroplate and white metal objects or in the 1800's in Sheffield.
Description: Teapot with hinged lid of pewter or Britannia metal, also known as white metal. It has an elongated pear-shaped body; moulded pattern of elongated stylized leaves running vertically around the body and extending from mid narrow section to wider part of "belly"; heavily moulded spout and handle; four applied feet heavily moulded; hinged lid with cast knob decorated with leaf pattern and row of small beads; stamped on centre base T.A. BROADHEAD & CO SHEFFIELD 5 7 9 8;
Manufacturer: Roger Broadhead & Co