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Tea Caddy

1934.1437.2A-C (RS219831)

Description

One of a pair of rectangular metal tea caddies once housed together in a larger box [per accession notes, the box was damaged in a fire and discarded]. Each caddy has a cylindrical exterior cover encircled with two incised bands as well as a concave, cylindrical interior cap with black ball knop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Descriptive terms
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
pewter (tin alloy)
tea caddies (containers)
tin alloy
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 3 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1437.2A-C
Credit Line
Gift from the Misses A.S. and E.W. Dexter
GUSN
308701

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