Fine Anglo-Indian glove box, rectangular with cut corners, each face and lid decorated with finely carved sandalwood panels, “Sadeli” work and ebony and ivory banding. (Warp to lid.) Bombay, 1870-1880.
Two Antique English papier mâché shoe form match safes (or ‘vesta case’), one with hand painted decoration with a butterfly, the other with inlaid piqué work, oval hinged lid, and ‘strike’ on bottom of shoe. Circa 1870.
Rare Mahogany Brass Bound Bottle Cooler, late 18th C., with pierced handle and shaped rim, the sides with three brass bands and the top edge with a line of boxwood stringing. English, circa 1780. Originally with a tin liner.
Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia*
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.
Victorian English Papier Mâché Tea Caddy, with an undulating shape that demonstrates the malleability of the material; decorated with gilt vines and swags, painted flowers and inlaid with mother-of-pearl; having two lidded compartments for tea and an opening for a sugar bowl (missing).