Tea Caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-45173

Description

Porcelain tea caddy with rectangular body, sloping shoulders and cover with berry knop. Polychrome enamel flower sprig on both sides of body; red swag border on shoulders from which hand three-dot pendules; same border on cover; small green & pink enamel florettes on narrow sides of body; purple wavy dot border around base of body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
enamel paint
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Caddy, Tea

Additional Identification Number

1950.368A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.368AB