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This tea caddy is among the pieces lent by Mark Goodger to a new exhibition.

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Goodger has curated a collection of caddies for the show which runs until September 22 at the Warwickshire institution. It covers the cultural history of the plant from its Chinese origins to its British appropriation.

The exhibition combines rare, historic tea ware from China, Japan and India with responses by contemporary artists.

“We are so proud to be invited to curate a collection for this exhibition,” Goodger says. “It will be a must-visit for all tea enthusiasts and collectors. The shop will also have tea caddies for sale, so please make time to visit this wonderful house and all its treasures.”

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