late c18th george iii period mahogany inlaid tea caddy

Late C18th George III period mahogany inlaid tea caddy.


| $538 USD | €486 EUR

Item Ref

MLCA 159


Late C18th George III period mahogany inlaid tea caddy . Single-sized mahogany caddy with box-wood strung edges and front and lid inlaid with sycamore oval medallions with floral inlay .
The interior fitted with original lid and knob . Original lock and hinges . Lacks key . Nice gently faded patina.
The term caddy derives from the Chinese word "Kati" which was the measure of weight used in the tea industry .
W 4.5"
H 4.5"
D 3.5"
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: MLCA 159


Height = 11.43 cm (5")
Width = 11.43 cm (5")
Depth = 8.89 cm (4")

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