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Regency Penwork Tea Caddy with Greek Mythological Characters

Regency Penwork Tea Caddy with Greek Mythological Characters

England

circa 1815

This unusual penwork tea caddy stands on four original wooden ball feet and is adorned with images related to Greek mythology featuring various creatures and gods including Medusa, Echidna, Typhon, Hippkampoi and Pteracentaur. The interior has two floating lids with bone handles and traces of the original lining. The caddy has a fully working lock and tasselled key.

Dimensions

Height 15.24cm (6 inches)

Width 20.32cm (8 inches)

Depth 12.06cm (4.75 inches)

Stock No: F614

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