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Tea Caddy

1956.3AB (RS213144)

Description

Rectangular body with sloping shoulders; brown chain of flowers on gold band as border on shoulders and on cover, which also has berry finial with brown leaves; brown grape leaves with gold highlights on both sides of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
molding (forming)
porcelain
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Descriptive terms
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Chinese export
enameling
hand-painted
molding (forming)
porcelain
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
6 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1956.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Andrews
GUSN
45861

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