Tea caddy with case

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-7654

Description

A. Case: Round birch inlay at corner; ivory key hole on front. Hinged lid with central inlaid oval with scallop shell motif. B. Tea caddy: Pewter with hinged cover with scene of three Oriental figures surrounded by four diapered borders. Circular ring handle. Contains tea.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea caddies (containers)
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
diaper patterns
Orientalism
CADDY, TEA

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.374A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.75 x 13 x 10.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.374AB