A superlative late eighteength century English mahogany and shell inlaid tea caddy with a fitted interior, completely original, about 1785-1800

A superlative late eighteenth century Georgian mahogany and shell inlaid tea caddy with a fitted interior, completely original, with two mixing “wells”, an ivory escutcheon, and a very fine hand-blocked paper interior, United Kingdom, about 1785-1800

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CONDITION: This tea caddy is in a remarkable state of preservation. It has no condition issues whatsoever and has outstanding color and patina, all of which has been minimally professionally conserved according to museum standards. A true “gem”.

DIMENSIONS: Height: 4 1/2″, Width: 7 1/2″, Depth: 4 1/4″.

$2,750.

If you are interested in purchasing this tea caddy, or if you would simply like additional information about it, or additional photographs, please feel to contact C. Lyman McCallum, Jr. personally at 1~803~834~3787 or simply email us at chicoraclm@msn.com

As always, your inquiries are welcomed!