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Georgian 18th Century Satinwood Antique Tea Caddy



An attractive George III period satinwood oblong tea caddy having original inlaid decoration and original foil lined interior. (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 particular example is attractive a nice touch is the original inlay decoration. It also comes supplied with a fully operational key.)


  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)Width: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)Depth: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Bedfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 81211stDibs: LU955813162191

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  • Shipping
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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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