Tea caddy with lid, model no. B2

 
Tea caddy with lid, model no. B2
CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE
  • Title :     Tea caddy with lid, model no. B2
  • Artist:     Gorham Manufacturing Co. Maker
  • Accession:     87.1636.9.2.1 a,b
  • Country:     United States Providence Rhode Island
  • Date:     1881
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4-1/2 3 diameter, Centimeters 11.4 7.6 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida Interntional University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1636.9.2.1 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Sterling silver container with exterior designs in copper and silver of trees, plants, spiders and a raven in a cherry blossom tree; the cover is decorated with a seagull in flight against cattails.