Round pewter teapot, European, 18th century.

Hills, Jennie

Round pewter teapot, European, 18th century.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

Teapot with seperate lid and straight wooden handle projecting from the side. Decorated with a pattern of wavy diagonal fluting. Tea was introduced into Britain in the late 17th century. By the 18th century it was fashionable and popular amongst the middle classes.

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