George III Inlaid Tea Caddy

$7,600

Print this Page Email This Product

Contact Yew Tree House at (212) 249-6612.

Very fine and unusual George III tea caddy in sun faded mahogany with rosewood, kingwood and holly inlay, the lid with fan inlays flanking central patera, the front and sides with half compass stars, cross banded panels and inlaid flutes, gilt lion mask handles, the interior compartments with two painted lids; one depicting a Indian woman, the other a Chinese woman each apparently to indicate which type of tea was in each container, the whole with pleasing rich and mellow patina.

Period
1780
Material
mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, leather
Country
England
Condition

very good antique condition, nice old surface

Dimensions
Height 7 inches
Width 11 inches
Depth 6 inches