Tea Caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-29545

Description

Stoneware tea caddy painted to resemble "rosso antico", reddish brown with black painted decoration. Two armor-clad men with shields on body opposite a black painted quatrefoil. Black Greek key design as border around cover that is conical with a scalloped-edge finial. Caddy is cylindrical with slightly flared base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caddies
cookware
stoneware (pottery)
glazing (coating)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Caddy, Tea

Inscription

"FGW. / 399" (impressed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment

Dimensions

6 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.534AB