Tea canister

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-24900

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
tea caddies (containers)
porcelain
Porcelain
CANISTER, FOOD-STORAGE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.75 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.171