Rosewood 18th Century Oblong Tea Caddy For Sale
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Rosewood 18th Century Oblong Tea Caddy

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A very attractive late 18th century rosewood oblong shaped tea caddy with satinwood strung mouldings, original brass hinges and working 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 particular example is very attractive, constructed from well figured rosewood and it also comes supplied with a fully operational key.)

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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.5 in. x W 5 in. x D 3.5 in.H 13.97 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 8.89 cm
  • Seller Location
    Bedfordshire, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    1333
  • Reference Number
    LU955816003011
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Associations: LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers, International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations, The British Antique Dealers' Association
1stdibs seller since 2012
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
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