English Regency tortoise tea caddy with pewter stringing and serpentine front with pagoda-form lid opening to an interior with two compartments with shell veneered lids, the whole raised on stained squashed ball feet.
6.75” x 4.5”x 5.
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Fine English Chippendale bombe-form tea chest in nicely figured mahogany veneer over deal, the stepped rectangular lid with brass carrying handle. Circa 1760. (key). (See Clark and O’Kelly, “Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies and Society”, Figure 304 for a related example.)
Small Antique Domed Top Penwork Sewing Box, having a hooped handle above a domed lid decorated with a scene of abby ruins, canted sides, and a front panel with scrolled, foliate decoration. Circa 1800, probably English. (overall scratches)
4" tall without the handle, 6 1/4" with it up, 5 3/8 " deep and 5 1/2 "wide not including the handle ...click for details
Rare English Tea Chest in the Form of a Sideboard, in mahogany and deal, having a rectangular hinged top with shaped and carved backsplash, opening to a felt lined interior with two compartments for teaspoons and a moulded crystal sugarbowl. The front with a starburst pierced central panel flanked by hinged doors with applied plinth-form decoration and opening to foil lined drawers for green and black teas.
Fine Antique English Regency Satinwood Tea Caddy, of sarcophagus form with ebony stringing, brass handles and ball feet, and an fitted interior with three inlaid shell form patera and a later sugar bowl. Circa 1810.
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.
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).
Remarkable Antique English Tunbridge ware Dresser Chest or Jewelry Box in olivewood with tesselated mosaic inlaid decoration, having a stepped lid with inlaid castle and floral decoration, two cabinet doors with "Tumbling Blocks" pattern opening to four small band inlaid drawers, the sides decorated with a tesselated mosaic "deer in a forest" design and the whole raised on ebonized ball form feet. Circa 1840-60. ...click for details