Tea caddy, pair of tea caddies or tea canisters, ca. 1770
Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004
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Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004

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Sheffield, England
sarah jayne (Attributed), Tudor, Sherburn and Leader (Attributed)
Silver-plated copper; H. 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.), W. 3 1/2 in. (9.1 cm.) Dimens. taken on 214.01.
David A Schorsch - Eileen M. Smiles (Woodbury, Connecticut)
Independence National Historical Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Franklin purchased a pair of silver-plated containers for tea in Sheffield and sent them to his wife in Philadelphia; the pair was divided, and descended in separate lines of Franklin's family. Both still survive.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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