Mahogany Tea Caddy - Circa 1795 - For Sale

Mahogany Tea Caddy - Circa 1795
Price: $825.00
Double Compartment Georgian Mahogany Tea Caddy - One For Black Tea And One For Green Tea With Early Cut Glass Sugar Bowl - Original Brass Handle. The word "caddy" derives from the Malay "kati," meaning a measure of weight about 3/5 of a kilogram. The 17th century tea containers were bottle shaped tea jars in china, glass, silver, enamel and straw-work covered metal. Tea caddies were made of wood from the second quarter of the 18th century, when they were first introduced as a home style accessory. Circa 1795. Size: 13" L x 6.5" Deep x 6.5" H.

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4340 Harlan St.
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