Georgian Mahogany 18th Century Tea Caddy, circa 1780

$750

England, 1780 c.

Height:
5"
Width:
10 3/4"
Depth:
6 1/8"
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Nice mellow patina on this 18th century English mahogany tea caddy with three interior compartments. Two end sections have incised geometric carved lids. Tapered all around from top to bottom, the tea caddy would likely have had feet which are now lacking. Key lock lid kept valuable tea secure.

Dimensions: 10 3/4″ long x 6 1/8″ wide (top)
10 1/2″ long x 4 3/4″ wide (bottom)
5″ high