Silver tea canister with flat hinged lid, the finial in the form of a leaf and berry or nut, the body of scalloped, or serpentine shape and heavily decorated with representations of pagodas, palm trees, fountains and Chinese figures, on the front in a small reserve are engraved the initials FWP.

Tea Canister

Made by Eoff and Shepherd, Retailed by Ball, Tompkins & Black

About 1851