Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tea caddy
  • Thomas Whieldon
    1719–1795
    born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
  • tea caddy, 1740–1770
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, relief
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10.5 x 9 x 7.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1743
Description

Earthenware tea caddy with a cream colored background. Decorated with brown and white grapes and green leaves. Blue-gray border on the sides. White lattice work in relief around the base. There is no lid.