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(French, Paris, est. 1847)
Silver, ebonized wood
Overall: 15.2 x 28.1 x 15.1 cm (6 x 11 1/16 x 5 15/16 in.)
Weight: .78 kg
Nancy F. and Joseph P. Keithley Collection Gift 2020.202.1
The British tradition of afternoon tea began in 1840 when Anna Russell, Duchess of Bedford, requested tea and snacks to satiate the pangs of hunger felt between the notoriously light luncheon and late-evening dinner.
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