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Tea canister

1985.171 (RS118549)

Description

Molded white clay body w/ white glaze. Narrow box-like rectangular body w/ rounded shoulders. Cylindrical neck terminating in circular mouth. Lid missing. Sepia-tone painted decoration w/ scalloped and line borders at shoulders. Front and back w/ scenic circular reserves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD-STORAGE
canisters
porcelain
Porcelain
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
4.75 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.171
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24900

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