A fabulous antique English Tea Caddy, dating to the George III era, around 1805.
The flamed Mahogany is cross-banding with Kingwood, framed with fine Boxwood stringing. The top is stunning with a large Conch shell inlaid to the center and fan inlays to each corner.
The front has an Ivory escutcheon, housing the taselled display key, the lock is not working. Once opened the twin lidded compartments are revealed, the lids being fitted with turned Ivory knobs.
A lovely box, in excellent condition. 8 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 4 3/4".
Item ID: 33576
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Internal Ref: 33576
The date of manufacture has been declared as 1805
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Puckerings.