Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tea caddy and lid
  • unknown maker from England, United Kingdom
  • tea caddy and lid, mid 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height/Width: 11.8 x 7.7 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 5/8 x 3 1/16 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0127.a,b

Earthenware tea caddy and lid in the style of Whieldon. The tea caddy has an eight sided body. There is a leaf-like swag pattern around the top edge and bottom edge. The tea caddy is mottled with brown, green and gray. The lid is circular and is dark brown/black.