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Tea Caddy And Lid (Germany), 18th century

This is a Tea caddy and lid. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x L: 13 x 52 x 8.4 cm (5 1/8 x 20 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, (a) painted in gold: "R." / in ink: "P + C[?]; faded illegible ink marks

Cite this object as

Tea Caddy And Lid (Germany), 18th century; glazed porcelain; H x W x L: 13 x 52 x 8.4 cm (5 1/8 x 20 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-40-40-a,b

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