Tea caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3433

Description

TEA SERVICE: Primary border: blue enamel wave, orange wavy line, clusters of three pink dots, red loop chain; secondary border: wavy blue dot with pink and green roses; various size sprigs of flowers all over; larger polychrome enamel flower bunch as central decoration. TEA CADDY: Rectangular with sloping shoulders; primary border on shoulders and on cover, which has berry finial with blue enamel leaves; secondary border as decoration surrounding the large spray of flowers on both sides of caddy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Porcelain
Enamel
Painted
Chinese Export
CADDY, TEA

Additional Identification Number

1956.116A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

5 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1956.116AB