miniature teapot

miniature teapot
Title
miniature teapot
Date 
1800-1820
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 6 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Urn-shaped pewter teapot with fluting and cast bell flower decoration; scrolled dragon handle; dragon and acanthus leaf spout.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1926.23
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this is part of a child's tea service set; this set could have been patinated originally which might explain blue color.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group