Teapot

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Object id: 
2006.24.002
Teapot

This silver-plated pewter teapot belonged to Maria Davies, wife of Judah Phillip Davies. In 1863, the Davies family arrived in Victoria from San Francisco and soon achieved success selling paintings, musical instruments, household objects, and jewellry, as well as land lots and homes, in the auction house J.P. Davies and Co. Judah Davies helped others as a founding member of Victoria's Odd Fellows and Masons. He gave the keynote address when the Masons laid one of the cornerstones of Temple Emanu-El in 1863.

Date: 
circa 1890s
Source: 
Modrall, Joan
Studio: 
Ron Long Photography