Items used for making a good Cup of Tea.
Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged, canted lid, the top with ellipse reserve inlaid with a basket of flowers, the front with an urn and flower, and a bone escutcheon, the edges bordered with string and geometric inlay, the interior lid inlaid with a diamond with geometric border, two compartments to interior with remnants of foil lining, varnished, (repairs), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 8, dp. 4 5/8 in.
A GEORGE III PAPER-SCROLL WORK TEA-CADDY CIRCA 1790 Of canted rectangular form decorated with multicoloured stylized foliate ornament, losses to the scroll-work, the interior void 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide // by Christie's September 13, 2011 London, United Kingdom - ⎬ ❖ Maria Elena Garcia - ► www.pinterest.com/megardel/ ◀︎