Tea caddy (Covered box)

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-7550

Description

Wooden carcass with lacquer decoration. Octagon shape with straight sides. Copper metallic powder finish with decorative Oriental scenic panels in black. Conforming cover with interior lid and rim painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
cookware
lacquering
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Lacquered
Caddy

Inscription

On bottom: [Oriental signature]

Additional Identification Number

1963.338A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

8.75 x 7.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.338AB