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1938

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2015

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Tea Caddy (Japan)

This is a tea caddy. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 9.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tea Caddy (Japan); earthenware; H x diam.: 9.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-299

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