Bombay shaped English pearlware tea caddy (c. 1780)

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Bombay shaped English pearlware tea caddy with a distinctive decoration in cobalt blue. The caddy is hand decorated with floral pendants draped from rings painted from a continuous line which traces the edges of the shoulder of the caddy below the cylindrical neck. The caddy is fitted with a replaced turned hardwood lid. 

England, circa 1780.

Condition: There is a chip to a bottom corner but the piece is in otherwise good condition. Wear commensurate with age and use.

Materials: Earthenware, Tin Glaze, Hardwood

Dimensions: 3-1/4" L x 2" W x 6-1/2" H

SKU: 6243

Tear sheets are available on request. 


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