Description The tea caddy (44.951) has a domed, hinged top, whereas this coffee caddy is distinguished by its removable, bulbous top. The decoration with its large blossoms, fretwork, dragon heads, and spirals and yellow and blue color scheme is decidedly Chinese-inspired.
Provenance Sale, Juvel og Kunst, Copenhagen, December 7, 1970 (as 11th Artel for Fabergé); Jean M. Riddell, Washington, D.C., 1970, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Marks] On neck and rim: circular kokoshnik right
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Jean M. Riddell, 2010
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