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Dumfries Silver Collection

Joseph Pearson

Teapot

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “IP”

Dumfries town marks: fouled anchor, stag’s head

Other mark: “e”

 

Silver teapots became popular in the 1700s due to their durability and ability to retain heat.

Materials/Media:
silver, bone
Dimensions:
length 300mm, width 120mm, height 150mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1987.11
Digital Number:
DMSW064a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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