Tea Caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-36947

Description

One of a pair of rectangular metal tea caddies once housed together in a larger box [per accession notes, the box was damaged in a fire and discarded]. Each caddy has a cylindrical exterior cover encircled with two incised bands as well as a concave, cylindrical interior cap with black ball knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

containers (receptacles)
tea caddies (containers)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Caddy, Tea

Additional Identification Number

1934.1437A-F

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 3 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from the Misses A.S. and E.W. Dexter

Accession Number

1934.1437.1A-C

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)