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Tea Caddy

1922.534AB (RS211167)

Description

Stoneware tea caddy painted to resemble "rosso antico", reddish brown with black painted decoration. Two armor-clad men with shields on body opposite a black painted quatrefoil. Black Greek key design as border around cover that is conical with a scalloped-edge finial. Caddy is cylindrical with slightly flared base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Inscriptions
"FGW. / 399" (impressed)
Material
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Descriptive terms
caddies
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Classical Revival (European revival style)
cookware
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
6 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.534AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29545

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