George III Henry Clay Papier Mache Tea Caddy

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Henry Clay papier mache tea caddy decorated with painted anthemion border and classical Etruscan style figures.
With a silver escutcheon and hall marked swing handle on the lid.

The interior of the Henry Clay tea caddy features a papier mache floating lid with silver handle and traces of its original lining. It also comes with its original key and working lock.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1780
  • Period
    18th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
    Dimensions
    5 in. H x 5.5 in. W x 3 in. D
    13 cm H x 14 cm W x 8 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU97047279293
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Located in Northampton, United Kingdom

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