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Caddy, Tea

Description

Silver tea caddy with classical Grecian design and repoussé images. Engraved with the initials "EP." Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (1785-1879) purchased this French tea caddy for her brother Edward. She acquired this and several other items from Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (1763-1850), one of the Parisian silversmiths patronized by Napoleon.

Date

circa 1816

Materials

Silver

Dimensions

4 H x 4 W x 2.5 D inches

Resource ID

8095

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Andrew Robeson

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.