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Tea Plant Inlaid Tea Caddy – 18th Century

Tea Plant Inlaid Tea Caddy – 18th Century


circa 1750 - 1760

The single tea caddy with a caveto top, boxwood edging and a brass axe-shaped handle opens to reveal a single lid, sitting on four posts, and also has a brass handle to mirror the exterior. Retains most of its original tin lining.
The caddy is veneered with bookmatched birch panels and each side of the caddy depicts a tea-plant inlay and is framed within a herringbone and goncalo alves border.




Height 13.0cm (5.12 inches)

Width 13.5cm (5.31 inches)

Depth 13.5cm (5.31 inches)

Stock No: 19039


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