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tea caddy with lid
  • Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • tea caddy with lid, 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.4 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C8
  • 1928.6669.a,b

Tea caddy and lid with a white background and flow blue decoration. The tea caddy has four, flat sides with rounded corners. Two of the sides have a design with a pagoda and trees. The other two sides have a design of a figure holding an umbrella. There is a trellis design on the rounded corners and around the top of the tea caddy. The lid is dome shaped with a small, bud-shaped finial on top. The lid has blue flowers.