Container for warming food or holding tea

Made:
1801-1900 in China
maker:
Unknown

Pewter container for warming food or holding tea, consisting of five compartments, covered in engraved floral and foliate decoration with relief heads and surmounted by crown, possibly Chinese, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A20687
Materials:
incomplete, pewter
Measurements:
base: 144 mm,
maximum: 138 mm
type:
food warmer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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