This Fiddle Handle Shell Bowl Tea Caddy Spoon is cast from fine, non-tarnishing, no-lead pewter. The round shell-shaped tea caddy spoon features a textured bowl and smooth fiddle handle. It is a reproduction of a spoon held in The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation collections. Pair this reproduction spoon with a tin of tea sold in our shop or a reproduction tea caddy for a great gift.
- 19th-century reproduction tea caddy spoon
- Non-tarnishing pewter
- 3 1/2" x 1 3/8"
- 1.25 oz.
- Includes gift box
- Made in USA
- WILLIAMSBURG exclusive!
Hand wash only.
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During the eighteenth century drinking tea was an important social custom in England and America. The practice of serving it required both distinctive manners and specific equipment. Because tea was a valued commodity, the leaves were stored in a locked tea caddy to prevent theft. Tea caddy spoons were often purchased separately to scoop the loose leaves from the caddy to the teapot.
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I purchased this many years ago while on a 6th grade trip with my daughters from Houston. It is so special! I use it daily with my loose tea every morning!