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Tea caddy

Object Number: 
Z.12a-c
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Wood, brass, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 11.1 x 10.8 x 9.8 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular, almost square wooden tea caddy with flat, hinged lid and diamond-shaped plate; mahogany lid and wooden (probably pine) caddy with mahogany veneer); inside of lid covered in pink paper; interior covered with traces of foil, with wooden panel with turned knob at center (possibly lid) at bottom, also with traces of foil.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group