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Tea caddy

Tea caddy

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1790-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Harewood; inlay of various woods

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by the Rev'd. Graham Dilley

  • Museum number:

    W.34-1949

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea caddy, veneer of harewood with inlay of various woods. Oblong form with coved lid. The sides and the lid inlaid with paterae encircled with festoons of leaves. The interior divided into two compartments with separate covers.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1790-1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Harewood; inlay of various woods

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Width: 20.3 cm, Depth: 11.4 cm, :

Object history note

Bequeathed to the V&A in 1949 by the Rev'd. Graham Dilley [R.P. 49/1137].

Descriptive line

Tea caddy, English, 1790-1810

Materials

Harewood; Wood

Techniques

Inlay

Categories

Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Household objects

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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