Tea Caddy with Chinoiserie Vignettes Tea Caddy
This is a tea caddy. It was style of François Boucher and Jacques-Gabriel Huquier and manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
It is credited
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 11.7 × 6.7 × 4.8 cm (4 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 1 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Underside:  scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark)  "OK", impressed underglaze  "1310' over 'g=1/2-", written in black ink on paper label,
It is signed
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Tea Caddy with Chinoiserie Vignettes Tea Caddy; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 11.7 × 6.7 × 4.8 cm (4 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 1 7/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-653