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1634/18: A fairly plain but remarkably original early 19th century mahogany TEA CADDY of good colour with boxwood edges and original gilt "axehead" handle to the top. It opens to reveal two compartments (one for "Black Tea" ~ the other for "Green Tea") both with their original lids, and all of the original lead linings are intact. 7.25 x 4.5 x 5ins high (18.5 x 11.5 x 12.5cms) c.1800

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1608/17: A good quality late 18th century OVAL TEA CADDY, veneered in sycamore wood and inlaid with marquetry flowers and leaves to the front, tied with a marquetry ribbon. The lid, which features an inlaid oval panel of flowers, on a satinwood background, opens to reveal the interior with much of the original lead lining intact. 6ins wide. c.1790

Caddy, object, oval, tea


1606/17: A good late 18th century OVAL TEA CADDY veneered in figured sycamore wood, with boxwood edges. The lid is inlaid with an oval marquetry panel of a conch shell, with a similar oval panel to the front, flanked by inlaid trailing leaves and harebells. The inside contains much of the original lead lining. 5.5ins wide. c.1785

Caddy, object, oval, tea


1605/17: A pretty early 19th century YEW-WOOD TEA CADDY, of elongated octagonal shape. Nicely veneered in burr yew, the top is inlaid with an oval panel of a conch shell, whilst the front is inlaid with a similar oval marquetry panel of flowers. 6.5ins wide. c.1810

Caddy, object, tea, yew