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tea caddy
  • England, United Kingdom
  • tea caddy, 1719–1795
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • Astbury-Whieldon ware
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17.8 x 14.3 x 10.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 x 5 5/8 x 4 in
  • Gift of Irma Lutz Ebnother in memory of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Lutz
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0062

Rectangular based Whieldon tea caddy with a yellowish glaze with brown and green dripped over surface. There is a face in relief on the larger sides. There are applique flowers and vines all over the piece.