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Antique Conch Shell Tea Caddy

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Reference
500694TVCE
Height
12 cm (4 3/4")
Width
19 cm (7 1/2")
Depth
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Wonderful canted corner antique tea caddy with its superb colour and patination. Veneered in Harewood this superb tea caddy has boxwood fluted cants, fan oval inlay paterae on the front and a conch shell to the top, the rest of the sides inlaid in burr yew with a simply shaped bone escutcheon.

This Georgian harewood tea caddy has two lids, each replicating the sides of the tea caddy with bone handles and still has traces of its original lining.

This antique tea caddy comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

All our items come with an authentication certificate with an image, and our latest catalogue, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this, our items come with a 14-day no-quibble money-back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.
Height
12 cm (4 3/4")
Width
19 cm (7 1/2")
Depth
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Period
Georgian
Year
1780
Medium
Wood, Brass
Country
United Kingdom
Provenance
Gentleman's passion for collecting Tea Caddies, Midlands 1960 - 2021