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Tea and Sugar Caddies Tea Caddies

This is a tea caddies. It was made by William Cripps. It is dated 1752 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

  • Heatwave Radiator
  • molded polyconcrete (polyester concrete), aluminum.
  • Gift of Jaga, N.V..
  • 2008-13-1-a/c
  • Teapot And Lid (England)
  • tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration.
  • Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.
  • 1931-40-44-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b): 14.5 x 10.2 x 7 cm (5 11/16 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.) H x W x D (c,d): 15.4 x 10.2 x 8.5 cm (6 1/16 x 4 x 3 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of caddy (a): [1] "W·C", impressed (maker's mark) [2] Crowned leopard’s head, impressed (town mark, London, 1478–1822) [3] “r” in a shield, impressed (date letter, 1752) [4] Lion passant, impressed (standard mark, England) [5] Weevil in rectangle, impressed (import mark, France) [6] “19 ‘ ‘ 6”, incised On interior of lid (b): [1] "W·C", impressed (maker's mark) On exterior of lid(b): [1] Weevil in rectangle, impressed (import mark, France) On underside of caddy (c): [1] "W·C", impressed (maker's mark) [2] Crowned leopard’s head, impressed (town mark, London, 1478–1822) [3] “r” in a shield, impressed (date letter, 1752) [4] Lion passant, impressed (standard mark, England) [5] Weevil in rectangle, impressed (import mark, France) [6] “19 ‘ ‘ 3”, incised On interior of lid (d): [1] "W·C", impressed (maker's mark) On exterior of lid (d): [1] Weevil in rectangle, impressed (import mark, France)

Cite this object as

Tea and Sugar Caddies Tea Caddies; Made by William Cripps (d. 1767 active 1758–1767); England; silver; H x W x D (a,b): 14.5 x 10.2 x 7 cm (5 11/16 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.) H x W x D (c,d): 15.4 x 10.2 x 8.5 cm (6 1/16 x 4 x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-1-a/d

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Foreign ExchangeRococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008 and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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