Fine English Regency serpentine front tortoiseshell tea caddy with panels of mother of pearl and abalone; silver escutcheon; ball form coquilla nut feet; having two interior compartments with tortoiseshell lids, which appear to retain remnants of the original tea pewter lining. Circa 1820.
(Minor repairs to the tortoise.
Antique French Tea Chest with Porcelain Caddies and Sugar Bowl, rectangular top inlaid with brass and tortoiseshell ,opening to a fitted interior with floral and putti decorated bottles. Circa 1870.
(Sugar bowl repaired )
Rare Chippendale Tea Caddy with a Secret Drawer, in mahogany with a rectangular stepped hinged top surmounted by a brass carrying handle, brass escutcheon and sliding side panel revealing a hidden drawer. English, circa 1740
One of the rarest of this form of tea caddy, the concealed drawer would have held your silver teaspoons.
Antique American Faux Rosewood Grained Tea Caddy, rectangular with gilt painted stringing, stenciled escutcheon surround and pressed brass ring handles; opening to a divided interior. Circa 1870
(Repaired cracks to lid)
Fine English Regency tea chest of sarcophagus form in rosewood, banded and inlaid with brass; the rectangular, canted lid opens to a fitted interior with two lidded tea caddies ad a later sugar bowl. Circa 1810-15.
Rare Small Regency Playing Card Box in Rosewood with extensive brass inlay having a rectangular lid opening to a divided interior with two fabric lined wells and retaining the tool leather and fabric decoration under the lid. The sides have brass lions head handles and the box is raised on brass paw form feet.
English, Circa 1820.