Georgian 18th Century Satinwood Oval Tea Caddy (England, circa 1790)

£995.00
Georgian 18th Century Satinwood Oval Tea Caddy

Georgian 18th Century Satinwood Oval Tea Caddy (England, circa 1790)

£995.00
An attractive George III period satinwood oval
Tea caddy having ebonised strung decoration and
Hinged lid enclosing two divisions with fully
Working lock and key

( Tea of course was a precious commodity in the
18th century and tea caddies were used to both
preserve the tea leaves and also to lock it away,
protecting it from wandering hands. This is a lovely
example, constructed from attractive satinwood with
simple but elegant decoration. The overall condition
is good and it comes with a fully functional
lock and key )

circa 1790

Measures: Height 5in
Width 7.5in
Depth 4.5in.

  
Stock Code8352
Height 5.00 inch (12.70 cm)
Width 7.50 inch (19.05 cm)
Depth 4.50 inch (11.43 cm)
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