A middle of the 19th century Rosewood sarcophagus shaped tea caddy.
The caddy has mother of pearl inlaid decoration, a hinged lid and stands on flat bun feet.
The interior has two tea compartments with lift off lids and a glass sugar/mixing bowl in the centre.
The glass bowl has a ribbed top edge and a ground pontil mark underneath.
The caddy is in good condition, the interior tea compartments have the remains of its original foil lining. (Circa 1850)
Height 18.5cm (7.3 inches)
Width 31.5cm (12.4 inches)
Depth 17cm (6.7 inches)