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Tea caddy

Tea caddy

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Harewood; inlay of various woods

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    W.100-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea caddy, oval, of harewood, inlaid in various woods on the lid with an oval panel containing a basket of flowers and on the front of the box with two birds perched on a tree.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1780-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Harewood; inlay of various woods

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm, Width: 9.5 cm, Depth: 14.3 cm, :

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

English 1780-1820

Materials

Harewood; Wood

Techniques

Inlay

Subjects depicted

Birds

Categories

Household objects; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Woodwork

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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