Tea Caddy

Description
Small, plain, octagonal or panel-sided, lidded box with flat top, sides and bottom; two brass hinges at back. No handle, clasp or lock. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1830 - 1870
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
brass (hinges material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 9.8425 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
DL.238049.0040
catalog number
238049.0040
accession number
238049
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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