Tea caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

c. 1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17265

Description

Rectangular form with hinged lid. Interior divided to hold pewter canisters with double lids (inside lid has turned wooden knob). Black lacquer exterior with garlands and cartouches in gold with multicolors. Shield on top of lid with monogram, "ABK" in script over crossed sprays of wheat tied with ribbon. Lock at center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
cookware
wood (plant material)
lacquering
festoon (motif)
wheat straw
Pewter
Lacquered
Wheat
Garland
Caddy

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

5 x 8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.1006

Reference Notes

exhibited