George III Mahogany Tea Chest or Caddy

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Object Description

A good example of a George III mahogany tea chest or caddy, having its original red velvet lined lid with a central brass carrying handle, that opens to reveal three original tin lidded containers for tea and with a compartment behind for a bombilla or caddy spoon. It is fitted with an original brass escutcheon, lock and key. The base is raised on a protruding stepped plinth with shallow cut out bracket style feet. The whole has a good mid brown colour and patination.

Object Condition

small restoration to front right corner

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:9½ in. (24 in. ) x H:6 in. (15 cm.) x D:6 in. (15 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1770

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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
9.30 - 5.00
Friday
9.30 - 5.00
Saturday
9.30 - 5.00
Sunday
Closed

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+44 (0)1237 473529
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Dealer Location

8 Charles Avenue
Kingsley Road
Bideford
North Devon
EX39 2PH