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Tea caddy

Tea caddy

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satinwood; wood inlay

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Arthur Myers Smith Esq.

  • Museum number:

    W.171:1-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea caddy, square, of satinwood, inlaid on the outside of the lid and on the front of the box with an oval medallion of wood; on the lid a small ivory handle.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satinwood; wood inlay

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Width: 10.2 cm, Depth: 10.2 cm, :

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1919 by Arthur Myers-Smith Esq. [R.P. 19/6007].

Descriptive line

Tea caddy, English, 1780-1800

Materials

Satinwood; Wood; Ivory

Techniques

Inlay

Categories

Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Household objects; Woodwork

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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