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Tea caddy

Description

TEA SERVICE: Border: navy blue enamel band with gold stars, secondary border: blue band with gold loop chain; cipher "CF" in blue enamel oval with gold stars and edged in gold points. TEA CADDY: Rectangular with sloping shoulders; blue and star border on shoulders and on cover; secondary border around base; gold berry finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Cipher in oval: ""CF"" [for Clarissa Fowler of Danvers].
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Used At Samuel Fowler House.
Material
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CADDY
Chinese export
Chinese Export
Enameled
enameling
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
5.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2978.2AB
GUSN
3481
Reference Notes
Co-publisher: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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