Tea Caddy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6982

Description

Porcelain tea caddy with rectangular body, sloping shoulders, and cover with berry knop. Black and red feather pinwheel on both sides of body; black palmette border edged in red on shoulders; same border on cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1961.163A,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

Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn

Accession Number

1961.163AB