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Early 19th Century Regency Period Penwork Tea Caddy

Early 19th Century Regency Period Penwork Tea Caddy

England

circa 1820

The penwork single tea caddy is decorated with naive painted chinoiserie scenes. The front bears a family crest with the latin phrase "Lucem Dat Que Salutem" which translates as "Light That Gives Safety". The interior has a penwork decorated single lid with a turned bone handle and retains traces of the original lining. It has a fully working lock and key.

Height 11.50cm (4.53 inches)

Width 12.50cm (4.92 inches)

Depth 11.50cm (4.53 inches)

Stock No: F882

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