Mark Goodger

Antique Satinwood Conch Shell Tea Chest

£2,400.00

Antique tea chest with secret compartments within the tea caddies..! This wonderful tea Chest is veneered in Satinwood with tulipwood crossbanding and inlaid with quarter fans and unmarked sterling silver, shaped handle. the top. The front has a bone teardrop-shaped... Read More

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Dimensions 12 × 13 cm
Period

Georgian

Year

1775

Medium

Wood, Silver

Country

United Kingdom

Description

Description

Antique tea chest with secret compartments within the tea caddies..! This wonderful tea Chest is veneered in Satinwood with tulipwood crossbanding and inlaid with quarter fans and unmarked sterling silver, shaped handle. the top. The front has a bone teardrop-shaped escutcheon.

Lifting the lid reveals two removable tea caddies and a beautiful inlaid conch shell on the underside of the main lid.

The removable tea caddies have sliding lids to keep the tea leaves fresh. Each of these caddies has a false side that slides open. This could have been used to store caddy spoons.

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 when shipping.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 12 × 13 cm
Period

Georgian

Year

1775

Medium

Wood, Silver

Country

United Kingdom