Tea caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-3481

Description

TEA SERVICE: Border: navy blue enamel band with gold stars, secondary border: blue band with gold loop chain; cipher "CF" in blue enamel oval with gold stars and edged in gold points. TEA CADDY: Rectangular with sloping shoulders; blue and star border on shoulders and on cover; secondary border around base; gold berry finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Porcelain
Enameled
Painted
Gilded
Chinese Export
CADDY

Inscription

Cipher in oval: ""CF"" [for Clarissa Fowler of Danvers].

Associated Building

Used At Samuel Fowler House,

Additional Identification Number

1934.2978.2A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

5.75 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2978.2AB

Reference Notes

Co-publisher: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)