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Antique Squash Pumpkin Tea Caddy

£ 7,950

Height
15.5 cm (6")
Diameter
12.5 cm (4 1/1")
Extremely Rare Squash Tea Caddy with a beautiful dark mottled colour, lovely patination, and has a wonderful original squared stalk only seen on this type of fruit tea caddy. Often mistaken for melons, it is the squared stalk that is the distinguishing feature of the squash.

The interior of this Squash Tea Caddy contains traces of its original tin lining, with steel hinge & lock, it comes with its original steel key and fully working lock.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.
Height
15.5 cm (6")
Diameter
12.5 cm (4 1/1")
Year
c. 1800
Medium
Wood, Steel
Country
Germany
Provenance
This tea caddy was displayed at "A Tea Journey: from Mountain to the Table" exhibition at Compton Verney 2019