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Tea caddy

Tea caddy

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1790-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Harewood; inlay of various woods; stained wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Thomas Sutton, Esq., in memory of his wife

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea caddy; oval of harewood inlaid in various woods, partly stained, with a basket of flowers on the lid and sprays of lily and carnation tied together by a ribbon on the front of the box.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1790-1810 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Harewood; inlay of various woods; stained wood


Height: 11.4 cm, Width: 15.2 cm, Depth: 8.9 cm, :

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1919 by Thomas Sutton Esq. [R.P. 19/3782].

Descriptive line

Tea caddy, English, 1790-1810


Harewood; Wood; Material


Inlay; Staining


Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Household objects


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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