Tea caddy

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Object Name: 
Tea caddy
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
65.3.116
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1825-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alfred Wolkenberg
Primary Description: 
Opaque light blue non-lead glass; mold-blown. (a) Square cross- section, with flat faces; molded decoration, two faces with elaborately molded arches containing oriental figures with parasols; one panel with molded raised band inscribed in Cyrillic; on the opposite face, another band inscribed in oriental characters; cylindrical neck with gadrooned base; ground rim; flat base with concave circle at the center. (b) Flat, circular form, with sharp rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wolkenberg, Alfred, Source
1965
Technique: