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Tea caddy and cover

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The rectangular tea caddy is formed from two molded diagonal pieces. The circular opening at the top has a collar that is fitted with a flat-topped circular cover. The sides of the caddy are painted with a turquoise ground edged in gold with four quatrefoil panels reserved in white. The white...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1740

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

10.7 x 8.4 cm (4 3/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.620a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain