14 - 15 February 2001
A GEORGE III BURR YEWWOOD TEA CADDY
Late 18th century
Of canted rectangular form, the hinged top enclosing two compartments each with a detachable lid with turned handle, the top and sides inlaid with ovals with checkered surrounds, the edges with fruitwood stringing
5in. (12.5cm.) high, 7¼in. (18.5cm.) wide, 4¼in. (11cm.) deep
Maude Hall Gray (Eleanor Roosevelt's aunt).
Gift to John Aspinwall Roosevelt.
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