1961.1336 Tea Caddy
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Tea caddy (Miniature knife box)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1797-1798

  • Materials:

    Shagreen (fish skin); Wood; Velvet; Foil; Silver

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Stamped

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.1336


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1961.1336

Object Name

Tea caddy (Miniature knife box)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1797-1798

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Lid, scrollwork mount, front center; Anchor stamped in a [rectangle with clipped corners]
2. Mark; Lid, scrollwork mount, front center; ["Z" stamped in a rectangle with clipped corners]
3. Mark; Lid, scrollwork mount, front center; [Crown stamped in a rectangle with rounded corners]
4. Inscription; Lid, underside, lock; "81" incised
5. Inscription; Lid, underside, lock; "x x 4 4" incised
6. Inscription; Box, coin, obverse; "GEORGIUS II ·" with a pellet, stamped
7. Inscription; Box, coin, obverse; "DEI · GRATIA ·" with two pellets, stamped
8. Inscription; Lid, coin, obverse; "CAROLVS·II ·" with two pellets, stamped
9. Inscription; Lid, coin, obverse; "DEI·GRATIA" with a pellet, stamped

Materials

Shagreen (fish skin); Wood; Velvet; Foil; Silver

Techniques

Cast, Stamped

Dimensions (inches)

4.016 (H) , 3.346 (L) , 3.543 (W) , 6.7373 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

10.2 (H) , 8.5 (L) , 9 (W) , 191 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Measurements below of the interior lid: .800 cm H, 7.300 cm W, 6.800 cm L, 19 g Weight

Object Description

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