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Tea caddy

1937.1006 (RS110693)

Description

Rectangular form with hinged lid. Interior divided to hold pewter canisters with double lids (inside lid has turned wooden knob). Black lacquer exterior with garlands and cartouches in gold with multicolors. Shield on top of lid with monogram, "ABK" in script over crossed sprays of wheat tied with ribbon. Lock at center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1800-1820
Material
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Caddy
cookware
festoon (motif)
Garland
Lacquered
lacquering
Pewter
tea caddies (containers)
Wheat
wheat straw
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 x 8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1006
GUSN
17265
Reference Notes
exhibited

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