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Tea Caddy of Hexagonal Balustrade Shape Tea Caddy

This is a Tea caddy. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory and Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. We acquired it in 1931. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

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Tea Caddy of Hexagonal Balustrade Shape Tea Caddy; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; 1931-40-45-a,b

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