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Tea Caddy

1977.410.3AB (RS116650)

Description

Rectangular form with epauletted shoulders; high cylindrical neck with domed lid; en grisaille chain border encircling floral center; spearhead band border on shoulder; flat ball cover with spearhead border at rim and gilded fruit-like finial with leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
enameling
gilding
grisaille
porcelain
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Caddy
Chain
Enameled
enameling
Gilded
gilding
grisaille
Grisaille
porcelain
Porcelain
Spearhead
spearheads
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
5.5 x 1.563 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.410.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4134

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