Skip Navigation

Teapot with Lid

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter, walnut
  • Place Manufactured: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • DATES ca. 1933
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (17.1 x 21.9 x 13.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom of teapot, etched in script: "Marion Louise Anderson" (name underscored with two etched lines)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.258.1a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Spherical, lightly brushed pewter teapot (a) and fitted lid (b) with walnut handle and finial. Body sits on round foot rim incised with four horizontal lines; attached triangular spout with horizontal and slightly flared lip opposite an attached wooden handle that juts out horizontally from below lid (level with spout), then curves down to body. Domed lid with attached rectangular finial. CONDITION: Good, some discoloration on and around spout; dark spotting on interior of teapot; wear to finial and handle from use; minor scratches overall.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907–2002). Teapot with Lid, ca. 1933. Pewter, walnut, 6 3/4 x 8 5/8 x 5 3/8 in. (17.1 x 21.9 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1991.258.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1991.258.1a-b.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1991.258.1a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
    "CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
    You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.