|Object Name||Caddy, Tea|
Tea caddy having a rectangular body with curved shoulders, cylindrical neck, and a domed cover with a fruit-shaped knop; painted in overglaze famille rose enamels with a blue and gold star border at the edges of the shoulder and the cover and a figure of Hope leaning on her anchor and a sailing ship on the sides.
The ship flies a red and white striped flag, which may be intended to be the American flag but missing the canton with its stars.
|Year Range from||1795|
|Year Range to||1800|
|Place of Origin||Made in Jingdezhen, 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|