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Tea Caddy (England)

This is a tea caddy. It was made by David Hennell, David Hennell and Robert Hennell. It is dated 1800 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Phelps Warren. It is credited Gift of Phelps Warren.

  • Cup And Saucer (France)
  • molded soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enameling and gilding.
  • Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes.
  • 1942-25-20-a,c

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17 x 13 x 9 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tea Caddy (England); Made by David Hennell, Robert Hennell; silver; H x W x D: 17 x 13 x 9 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Phelps Warren; 1982-39-4-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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