Georgian Rosewood Oblong Tea Caddy

GBP 595.00

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Object Description

A Very Attractive, Good Quality, Late 18th Century Rosewood Oblong Shaped Tea Caddy Having Satinwood Strung Mouldings And Original Brass Hinges, With Working Lock And Key.

Constructed using attractive rosewood timber which retains a good colour and patina, the satinwood strung mouldings used on this tea caddy create a really nice contrast.

Tea was a precious commodity throughout the 18th and 19th centuries and the purpose of a tea caddy was not just to preserve the and extend the life of the precious tea leaves, but also to enable the owner to lock away those aforementioned valuable tea leaves, keeping them safe from the house staffs potential wandering hands.

This tea caddy comes with a fully functioning lock and key, plus has been cleaned and traditionally waxed polished by our highly skilled and well trained specialist antique furniture restorers in our workshops before being offered for sale.

Circa 1790.

Height 5.5in.
Width 5in.
Depth 3.5in.

Object Details

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Dealer Contact

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

Dealer Location

PO Box 813
MK45 9AW

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