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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.99-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1780-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Harewood; inlay of various woods

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Width: 8.6 cm, Depth: 14.9 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

Categories

Household objects; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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