Regency 19th Century Burr Elm Sarcophagus Tea Caddy (England, circa 1830)

£1,395.00
Regency 19th Century Burr Elm Sarcophagus Tea Caddy

Regency 19th Century Burr Elm Sarcophagus Tea Caddy (England, circa 1830)

£1,395.00
A Fine Quality Regency Period Burr Elm
Sarcophagus Shaped Tea Caddy having
Strung Decoration And Hinged Lid Enclosing
Lidded Divisions With Original Brass Lions
Mask Handles To Side Raised On Elegant
Original Brass Paw Feet

(This is a fine quality Regency period tea caddy
constructed from superbly figured burr walnut
veneers. The overall condition is very good, it
retains original brass handles and feet and
comes with fully functioning lock and key.
Tea was a most precious & valuable commodity
in the 19th century and tea caddies were used
both to preserve the expensive tea leaves and
also lock them away from the wandering hands
of any employees.)
Stock Code8429
Height 7.00 inch (17.78 cm)
Width 9.50 inch (24.13 cm)
Depth 6.00 inch (15.24 cm)
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