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Tea Caddy

1961.163AB (RS213179)

Description

Porcelain tea caddy with rectangular body, sloping shoulders, and cover with berry knop. Black and red feather pinwheel on both sides of body; black palmette border edged in red on shoulders; same border on cover.

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)
Pinwheel
porcelain
tea caddies (containers)
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.163AB
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
6982

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