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Tea caddy (Covered box)

Description

Wooden carcass with lacquer decoration. Octagon shape with straight sides. Copper metallic powder finish with decorative Oriental scenic panels in black. Conforming cover with interior lid and rim painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
On bottom: [Oriental signature]
Location of origin
China
Material
lacquering
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Caddy
cookware
Lacquered
lacquering
paper (fiber product)
tea caddies (containers)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8.75 x 7.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.338AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
7550

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