578 Main Street (Rte 7) in Great Barrington, Massachusetts 413-528-1482 Email: paadams@bcn.net

English Regency Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy

England Ca. 1825

A rectangular lift top box with complex inlay borders and pictorial inlays of flowers, a conch shell and a patera. Woods include mahogany, tiger maple, boxwood and possibly dyed pear wood. The two tea containers have sliding lids and still retain most of their foil lining.

Price

Sold

Condition

Excellent antique condition. Lacks key and mixing bowl

Measurements

6" H X 11.25" L X 5.5" D

Next Piece

Patriotic American Feather Art Picture

This is the first time I have seen one of these. It reminds me of the earlier Chinese needlework pictures that American sailors bought as souvenirs of their voyages to the Orient in the late 19th century. Almost everything is done in different colored feathers except the paper eagle’s claws beak, eye and the black […]