Ornate Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Sarcophagus, Chest, Regency, C.1820
Our Stock # 18.7017
This is an ornate antique tea caddy. An English, Rosewood sarcophagus chest with Mother of Pearl inlay, dating to the Regency period, circa 1820.
- Make tea drinking an event with this beautiful caddy
- Displays a desirable aged patina
- Superb grain interest to the select Rosewood
- Deep caramel hues beam beneath the wax polish finish
- Foliate Mother of Pearl inlay graces the lid and front fascia
- The dome top lid secured by an inlaid, working lock — key present with dashing tassel
- Upon opening, the rouched velvet lining in rich scarlet catches the eye
- Arranged as a pair of caddies with mixing glass to the centre
- Each Rosewood caddy with Mother of Pearl inlay to lid
- Infuse your favourite teas within the quality mixing glass
- Complete with a striking mixing spoon fashioned from Mother of Pearl
- Raised upon four gadrooned bun feet with carriage provided by brass drop handles over ornate backplates
This is a delightful antique tea caddy. Superb craftsmanship, with eye-catching inlay and gadrooned edge moulding against rich Rosewood grains. A treat from the Regency period and one to appeal to tea lovers and collectors alike. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for enjoyment.
Max Width: 35.5cm (14'')
Max Depth: 19.5cm (7.75'')
Max Height: 21cm (8.25'')
Tea Box Width: 8cm (3.25'')
Tea Box Depth: 13cm (5'')
Tea Box Height: 13.5cm (5.25'')
Glass Diameter: 9cm (3.5")
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