Tea Caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-4427

Description

Oval cylindrical body decorated tea caddy; molded shoulders; circular lid; painted decoration on black ground with oval and round red fruit with yellow leaves; yellow leaf chain border around top of cylinder just below shoulder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
fruit
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Tin
Painted
Fruit
Chain
Leaf
CADDY

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.25 x 4.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.668