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Tea Caddy (England), 19th century

This is a Tea caddy. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 12.4 x 6.3 cm (4 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

WH maker, Birmingham anchor, lion passant,date letter J and star mark,

Cite this object as

Tea Caddy (England), 19th century; silver; H x diam.: 12.4 x 6.3 cm (4 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1931-44-33-a,b

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