Marked “Richardson” “Winchester”
for John Richardson
6 3/4″ tall
John Richardson was an active copper and tin smith in Winchester during the 1809-1826 period and was partners for a time with William Davison. They produced Kettles, stills and a wide range of other forms according to their advertisements. MESDA records three Richardson marked teapots that are quite similar to this example. S-15478, S-14353 and NN-1084.