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Teapot

Artist/Maker:
Ellis, Samuel
Place Made:
London, England
Date Made:
1760-1770
Medium:
pewter
Dimensions:
HOA 6; LOA: 7 1/2″
Accession Number:
151.18
Description:
Pewter teapot marked with touch on bottom. Crystal, twigs and pottery fragments were placed in this teapot by John Vogler, as well as two explanatory notes written by Lisetta Vogler Fries.
History:
The importance of this teapot is that it was owned by John Vogler’s maternal grandfather, John Fredric Kunzel. Inside are crystal and pottery fragments, and twigs along with two notes written by Lisetta Vogler Fries.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. James A. Gray