Tea Caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-45861

Description

Rectangular body with sloping shoulders; brown chain of flowers on gold band as border on shoulders and on cover, which also has berry finial with brown leaves; brown grape leaves with gold highlights on both sides of body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
hand-painted
porcelain
molding (forming)
enameling
Chinese export
Caddy, Food
Caddy, Tea
Caddy, Tea

Additional Identification Number

1956.3.3A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment

Dimensions

6 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Andrews

Accession Number

1956.3AB