ANTIQUE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ROSEWOOD & MOTHER-OF-PEARL TEA CADDY
Height: 6? inches / 16.8 cm
Width: 12½ inches / 31.7 cm
Depth: 6½ inches / 16.5 cm
Stock number: JB7324/217
A good early 19th century rectangular rosewood and mother-of-pearl inlaid tea caddy, the top and front beautifully inlaid with mother-of-pearl in a trailing foliage design, with two turned circular handles to the sides, all on flat bun feet, opening the lid reveals two removable canisters, both of which have mother-of-pearl inlay to their tops, between them is a glass sugar bowl which is the right age and size, but probably isn’t the original, the interior of the lid is also inlaid with mother-of-pearl with a central motif of a horse.
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