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Tea caddy

Description

TEA SERVICE: Primary border: blue enamel wave, orange wavy line, clusters of three pink dots, red loop chain; secondary border: wavy blue dot with pink and green roses; various size sprigs of flowers all over; larger polychrome enamel flower bunch as central decoration. TEA CADDY: Rectangular with sloping shoulders; primary border on shoulders and on cover, which has berry finial with blue enamel leaves; secondary border as decoration surrounding the large spray of flowers on both sides of caddy.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Location of origin
China
Material
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CADDY, TEA
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Enamel
enamel paint
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1956.116AB
GUSN
3433

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