Tea Caddy

Tea Caddy

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Description
High-shouldered, baluster-shape container with friction-fit, rounded knob or mushroom-shape cover. No monogram or surface decoration. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse "PEWTER", "REED & BARTON" and "138", all above a small spreadwing eagle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
caddy, tea
date made
ca 1928
owner; user
Murray, Anne Wood
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
1983.0566.07
accession number
1983.0566
catalog number
1983.0566.07
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
subject
Beverages
Tea Drinking
Washington D.C.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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