Tea Caddy

Tea Caddy

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Description
Rounded rectangular lidded box decorated with chased and engraved scrolling flowers and ruffled C scrolls, cast gadrooned bands applied along the top and bottom of all four sides, and a cast rosette handle on top of lid. Lid opens on a five-knuckle hinge; interior is divided into two equal-sized compartments. No marks. Overcleaned and polished; plating removed around decoration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
caddy, tea
date made
ca 1805
place made
France
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 in; 18.0975 cm x 11.43 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
DL.70.0090
catalog number
70.0090
accession number
285915
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Robert E. Rose
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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