Chippendale Period Mahogany Tea Caddy
Chippendale period mahogany tea caddy. The interior retaining original tinned paper lining. Very well shaped body with original brass handle and escutcheon.
c. 1760
Earlier tea caddies were made of either porcelain or faience. Later designs had more variety in materials and designs. Wood, pewter, tortoiseshell, brass, copper and even silver were employed, but in the end the material most frequently used was wood, and there still survive vast numbers of Georgian box-shaped caddies in mahogany, rosewood, satin-wood and other timbers. These were often mounted in brass and delicately inlaid, with knobs of ivory, ebony or silver. Many examples were made in Holland, principally of the earthenware of Delft.
Height6.00 inch(15.2 cm)

Width9.00 inch(22.9 cm)

Depth5.00 inch(12.7 cm)
Ref No. 5409
£1000.00
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