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Melon Tea Caddy

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Height
15 cm (5 1/1")
Width
11.5 cm (4 1/2")
Depth
11.5 cm (4 1/2")
Wonderful Rare Melon Tea Caddy with beautiful faded green and orange mottled decoration, has fantastic patination.


The interior of this beautiful Melon Tea Caddy still contains traces of its tin lining.


Melon tea caddies are much rarer and more sought after of the fruit tea caddies.


Patination and colour is everything when it comes to collectiing these wonderful treen pieces of art.
Height
15 cm (5 1/1")
Width
11.5 cm (4 1/2")
Depth
11.5 cm (4 1/2")
Year
c. 1790
Medium
Wood
Country
Germany