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Tea Caddy And Cover (China)

This is a Tea caddy and cover. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain painted in enamels. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. It is credited Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman.

Its dimensions are

12.5 x 7.5 diameter cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

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Tea Caddy And Cover (China); porcelain painted in enamels; 12.5 x 7.5 diameter cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-24-a,b

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