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Georgian 18th Century Rosewood Square Tea Caddy

$811.42

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An attractive and well figured, late 18th century Square rosewood tea caddy having boxwood Stringing and key escutcheon with original brass Hinges to lid and working lock and key (Tea was a precious commodity in the 18th century and tea caddies were used to both preserve the tea leaves, but also to lock it away and protect it from any wandering hands. This rosewood example is good quality and unusual being square shaped as opposed to oblong shaped. It also retains it's original brass hinges plus working lock and key.)

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)Width: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)Depth: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
  • Style
    Georgian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1790
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Bedfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 84541stDibs: LU955821350832

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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