c18th george iii period ivory veneered tea caddy

C18th George III period ivory veneered tea caddy.



Item Ref

MLBO 1410


C18th George III period ivory veneered tea caddy. 'Tent-top' octagonal design caddy in good original condition . Vacant silver monogram panel to front with pin decoration surround , loop handle to the hinged lid. White metal fittings ,black 'lac' dividing, with horn banding to the base . The interior retaining traces of original tin foil lining ,and complete with original 'floating' interior lid with ivory knop, with key. An expensively produced exotic luxury item , which reflects the value and importance of tea during this period of the eighteenth century.
H 5.5"
W 5"
D 3".
England c.1790
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLBO 1410

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