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tea caddy
  • William Fountain
    active 1791–?
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Daniel Pontifex
    active late 1700s
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • tea caddy, 1793
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver, engraving
  • Object Height/Width: 15 x 8.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 7/8 x 3 1/4 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0331

Tea caddy that is elaborately shaped with a rectangular body and an extended round end. Lid is domed and has a knob of an oval urn shape. Engraving on the front of the box.