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Antique Melon Tea Caddy

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Height
13 cm (5")
Diameter
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Fruitwood Melon Tea Caddywith a fantastic green and brown mottled decoration and superb patination. Featuring a steel lock, hinge and escutcheon.

Melon tea caddies are much rarer and more sought after of the fruit tea caddies, patination and colour is everything when it comes to collecting these wonderful treen pieces of art.

This Melon Tea Caddy comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.
Height
13 cm (5")
Diameter
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Year
c. 1800
Medium
Wood, Steel
Country
Germany