Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Tea Caddy

Maker:
Christian Wiltberger (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1766–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1797–ca. 1815
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/8 x 5 15/16 x 4 5/8 in. (16.2 x 15.1 x 11.7 cm); 17 oz. 3 dwt. (532.9 g) Base: 5 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. (14.3 x 10.8 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.18a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: A S T;
lightly scratched on underside: oz dwt / 17 " 4

Marking: marked on underside: C. Wiltberger (in shaped surround)
Charles Allen Munn (1859–1924); bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1924.
Related Objects

Creamer

Artist: Attributed to Christian Wiltberger (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1766–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Date: ca. 1800 Medium: Silver Accession: 1980.503.4 On view in:Gallery 750

Coffeepot

Artist: Attributed to Christian Wiltberger (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1766–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Date: ca. 1800 Medium: Silver Accession: 1980.503.1 On view in:Gallery 750

Sugar Bowl

Artist: Attributed to Christian Wiltberger (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1766–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Date: ca. 1800 Medium: Silver Accession: 1980.503.3a, b On view in:Gallery 750

Tea Spoon

Artist: Christian Wiltberger (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1766–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Date: 1770–1800 Medium: Silver Accession: 33.120.465 On view in:Gallery 774

Teapot

Artist: Attributed to Christian Wiltberger (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1766–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Date: ca. 1800 Medium: Silver Accession: 1980.503.2 On view in:Gallery 750