Antique Pear Fruit Tea Caddy For Sale
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Antique Pear Fruit Tea Caddy

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A rare Georgian fruitwood treen tea caddy modelled in the form of a pear; the pear's carved stalk can be used to open the lid which opens to reveal some of the original foil lining; having a steel escutcheon and a good colour. Fruit tea caddies are amazing examples of Georgian treen and they can also be found shaped as a melon and an apple.

Details

  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    This tea caddy has a lovely colour and patination. The lock no longer works but could be repaired if desired and most of the tin foil interior lining is now missing.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 7 in. x Dm 4.25 in.H 17.78 cm x Dm 10.8 cm
  • Diameter
    4.25 in. (10.8 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    BA407
  • Reference Number
    LU1002310124973
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About the Seller

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Located in London, GB
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