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1938

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2015

2022

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Tea Caddy (Japan)

This is a tea caddy. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 7.5 x 8.7 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tea Caddy (Japan); earthenware; H x diam.: 7.5 x 8.7 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-341

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