Teapot

ARTIST / MAKER: Joseph & Albert Savory (maker)
DATE: 1843 (made)
PLACE: England (made)
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Silver, with ivory insulators
COLLECTION NUMBER: 130

This teapot bears the arms of the families of Wasey and Moncton, commemorating the marriage of the Reverend William Wasey and Eliza Moncton on 23 June 1844. The moralising motto underneath reads Pejus letho flagitium time, ‘Disgrace is worse than death’.