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Tea Caddy (Germany), ca. 1725

This is a Tea caddy. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1725 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10 x 7 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

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Tea Caddy (Germany), ca. 1725; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain; H x W: 10 x 7 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-40-45-a,b

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