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Object Name Canister, Tea
Artist Limehouse
Year Range from 1747
Year Range to 1748
Place of Origin London, England
Description Porcelain tea canister with a blue gray glaze, formed as a boy’s head and shoulders and wearing an elf’s cap. The features, hat, and clothing are picked out in blue. The lid is missing but would have formed the top of the cap.
Collection The Vivian S. Hawes Collection
Accession Number 2000.174