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Tea Caddy

1950.368AB (RS213173)

Description

Porcelain tea caddy with rectangular body, sloping shoulders and cover with berry knop. Polychrome enamel flower sprig on both sides of body; red swag border on shoulders from which hand three-dot pendules; same border on cover; small green & pink enamel florettes on narrow sides of body; purple wavy dot border around base of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
enamel paint
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Descriptive terms
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Chinese export
enamel paint
hand-painted
porcelain
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.368AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45173

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