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1901

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2013

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Tea Caddy (England), 1901

This is a Tea caddy. It was manufactured by William Comyns and Sons. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is rolled, cast and chased silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel and Gerald G. Stiebel. It is credited Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.2 x 8.3 x 6 cm (4 in. x 3 1/4 in. x 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

WC in shaped cartouche, Assay marks for London, 1901 (e)

Cite this object as

Tea Caddy (England), 1901; Manufactured by William Comyns and Sons ; rolled, cast and chased silver; H x W x D: 10.2 x 8.3 x 6 cm (4 in. x 3 1/4 in. x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel; 2013-49-30

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