George III Tea Caddy
English, ca. 1780-1800.
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, various fruit woods for inlay
Condition: Minor imperfection and repairs to small sections of banding and line inlay, all original interior compartments and waste bowl.
This well-developed Regency period tea caddy is adorned with sophisticated shell-form inlay patterns on the lid and the front. The case is further embellished with banding and string-inlay, opening to a fitted interior with tea caddy’s flanking waste bowl. The lids have repeating, matched shell inlay patterns of the finest quality.
Dimensions: 6 1/4"h, 12 1/8" w, 6 1/8" d
Item ID: DA-ACC 019