Tea Caddy with Chinoiserie Vignettes Tea Caddy
This is a tea caddy. It was style of François Boucher and Jacques-Gabriel Huquier and manufactured by Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
It is credited
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 11.7 × 6.7 × 4.8 cm (4 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 1 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Underside:  scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark)  "OK", impressed underglaze  "1310' over 'g=1/2-", written in black ink on paper label,
It is signed
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Tea Caddy with Chinoiserie Vignettes Tea Caddy; Manufactured by Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin (Germany); Style of Jacques-Gabriel Huquier (French, 1730 - 1805), François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 11.7 × 6.7 × 4.8 cm (4 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 1 7/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-653