American Decorative Arts

Tea Caddy

ca. 1790

Porcelain with silver top

4 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. (10.8 x 8.89 x 5.08 cm)
Gift of de Lancey Kountze, B.A. 1899
1939.78
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

George Washington; to his grand-daughter Nelly Custis Lewis; to her grandson H. L. Dangerfield Lewis; purchased by Luther Kountze in the 1890's; to his son de Lancey Kountze, New York.

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