Tea Caddy

Tea Caddy

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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.
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Object Name
caddy, tea
date made
1850 - 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
brass (hinges material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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