1700 - 1730
Tin-glazed earthenware (Dutch faience or delftware), overglaze enamels (Delft Doré)
Place of origin
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Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Tea canister (caddy) and replacement silver cover, tin-glazed earthenware, of square section, the sides are decorated in fluted molding and raised oval wreaths, painted in overglaze enamels with figures of Chinese women, the remainder of the canister with formally painted flowers. The whole in a palette of red, green, black and gilding; Delft, The Netherlands, c. 1700 - 1730.
This style of overglaze painting in enamels is known as Delft Doré.
Accepted by H.M.Treasury in lieu of full payment of death duty from the Executors of Edmund Robert Parker (1877-1951), 4th Earl of Morley and transferred to NT in 1957