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Tea caddy

Tea caddy

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satinwood; inlay of various woods

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    W.119-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea caddy, oval of satinwood inlaid in various woods on the outside and inside of the lid with an oval panel containing a shell; on the front of the box is a conventional escutcheon.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satinwood; inlay of various woods

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm, Width: 14.3 cm, Depth: 8.6 cm, :

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

English 1780-1800

Materials

Satinwood; Wood

Techniques

Inlay

Categories

Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Household objects; Woodwork

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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