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1931

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Tea Caddy And Case

This is a Tea caddy and case. It is dated ca. 1730–40 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is shagreen. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 18.5 x 28.5 x 13.5 cm (7 5/16 x 11 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Tea Caddy And Case; shagreen; H x W x D: 18.5 x 28.5 x 13.5 cm (7 5/16 x 11 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-84-12

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