Tea Canister

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-24900

Description

Molded white clay body with white glaze. Narrow box-like rectangular body with rounded shoulders. Cylindrical neck terminating in circular mouth. Lid missing. Sepia-tone painted decoration with scalloped and line borders at shoulders. Front and back with scenic circular reserves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
porcelain
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Caddy, Tea

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 3 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.171