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Maker: Josiah Wedgwood, British, 1730–1795
Engraver: John Sadler, British, 1720–1789

Tea Caddy

ca. 1775

Creamware, transfer-printed in black

4 1/4 × 2 in. (10.8 × 5.1 cm)
other: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
base: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1853
Geography: 
Manufactured in Burslem, England
Printed in Liverpool, England
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Hattie Tucker (late nineteenth century), Sandwich, Mass.; by descent to her grandaughter Sarah H. Peck (born about 1810), Wellfleet, Mass., by 1879; sold to Mr. Albert. R. Crittenden (1843–1921), Middletown, Conn., 1879 as agent for Irving W. Lyon (1840–1896), Hartford, Conn.; by descent to his son Irving P. Lyon (1870–1944), Buffalo, New York; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, 1929; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

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