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George III Satinwood Inlaid Tea Chest

George III Satinwood Inlaid Tea Chest


circa 1790 - 1800

George III satinwood inlaid tea chest.

The rectangular top is crossbanded in tulipwood and boxwood stringing and decorated in the centre with flowers and a flamed mahogany oval panel. The original silvered axe head handle opens another hinged lid to reveal two lidded tea compartments and a later English cut- glass mixing bowl. The inside of the lid is most unusual in that it is crossbanded and inlaid with the initials 'CS.'

The tea caddy chest is fitted with a silver escutcheon above a satinwood crossbanding at the bottom of the tea chest.


Height 15.00cm (5.91 inches)

Width 30.70cm (12.09 inches)

Depth 15.30cm (6.02 inches)

Stock No: 10581


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