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Paper Scroll Tea Caddy

£ 1,850

Height
13 cm (5")
Width
18 cm (7")
Depth
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Rare Paper Scroll tea caddy with fantastic decoration & colour. The front has a print of a child holding a kitten.

Paper scroll decoration is achieved by rolling paper into different shapes, being cut to length and glued in place. This was a pastime for young ladies in the late 18th century and they would take to decorating mirror frames, jewellery boxes and tea caddies.

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

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
13 cm (5")
Width
18 cm (7")
Depth
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Year
c. 1790
Country
United Kingdom
Provenance
This tea caddy was displayed at "A Tea Journey: from Mountain to the Table" exhibition at Compton Verney 2019