Tea casket (part of a set)

White enamel on copper painted in polychrome enamels | 11.4 x 24.1 x 11.1cm | c. 1770

Unknown Artist

Containing two canisters for tea (green and black) and a larger one for sugar, this chest could be locked to secure its valuable contents; both tea and sugar were expensive commodities during the eighteenth century. The polychrome pastoral scenes and...
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