Tea caddy having a baluster-shaped body on a pedestal foot; painted in overglaze famille rose enamels with a landscape view of buildings on a pier with sailing ships, rowboats, and large rocks. The caddy originally would have had a domed cover.
The building depicted in a tavern in Amsterdam, the Nieuwe Stadsherberg, built in 1662, and popular with China Trade sailors.
|Year Range from||1755|
|Year Range to||1760|
|Place of Origin||Made in Jingdezhen, Probably Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China|
|Collection||The Reeves Center|
|Credit line||Mr. and Mrs. Euchlin D. Reeves Collection in memory of Mrs. Chester Green Reeves and Miss Lizzie H. Dyer|