Georgian 18th Century Rosewood Square Tea Caddy

GBP 595.00

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Object Description

An Attractive & Well Figured Late 18th Century
Square Rosewood Tea Caddy Having Boxwood
Stringing And Key Escutcheon With Original Brass
Hinges To Lid & Working Lock And Key

(Tea was a precious commodity in the 18th century and
tea caddies were used to both preserve the tea leaves,
but also to lock it away and protect it from any wandering
hands. This rosewood example is good quality and unusual
being square shaped as opposed to oblong shaped. It also
retains it’s original brass hinges plus working lock and key.)

Circa 1790

Height – 4.5in
Width – 4.5in
Depth – 4.5in

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1525 719300
+44 (0)7801 428701

Dealer Location

PO Box 813
MK45 9AW

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