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Tea Caddy And Lid (Germany), mid-18th century

This is a Tea caddy and lid. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is enameled and glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 10.8 x 4.8 x 7.3 cm (4 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b): 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 in. x 1 in.)

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Tea Caddy And Lid (Germany), mid-18th century; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); enameled and glazed porcelain; H x W x D (a): 10.8 x 4.8 x 7.3 cm (4 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b): 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 in. x 1 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer; 1912-13-3-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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