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American Decorative Arts

Nymphenberg tea caddy with floral spray, no lid

n.d.
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Bequest of Edith Malvina K. Wetmore
1966.162
Geography: 
Made in Germany
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
German
Period: 
needs research
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Probably George Peabody Wetmore (1846–1921) and Edith M.K. Wetmore (1848–1927), New York or Newport, R.I., by 1927; by inheritance to Edith Malvina K. Wetmore (1870–1966), New York or Newport, R.I., 1927 [see note 1]; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1966

Note 1: The will of George Peabody Wetmore, drawn up December 17, 1918, bequeaths Chateau-sur-Mer and its contents to his wife, Edith M.K. Wetmore, and following her death, to their daughters Edith Malvina K. Wetmore and Maude A.K. Wetmore (curatorial object file).

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