Rare American Federal Tea Caddy in mahogany, of bombe form having a stepped sloping lid with patterned inlay opening to a interior with later fabric lining; the body with satinwood banding, shield shaped escutcheon and later brass feet. Circa 1790, probably New England.
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.
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.
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).
Fine Anglo-Indian Carved Sandalwood Jewelry Box, having a stepped, hinged lid opening to a later velvet lined interior; all sides decorated with carved peacock panels and the stepped base with openwork carved skirt and paw form feet. Mysore or Canara Province, circa 1900.*