Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Stag Horn Tea Caddy - For Sale
Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Stag Horn Tea Caddy
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Vizagapatam Stag Horn Serpentine Tea Caddy with Provenance, it belonged to Col.Montague Cholmeley who was in India serving as an officer of the 27th Madras Native Infantry. Montague married in 1853 to Adelaide Maria Kilvert, cousin of the diarist The Rev'd Francis Kilvert
The interior of this impressive Vizagapatam Tea Caddy is constructed of sandal wood and veneered with buffalo horn, contains two Ivory lids both engraved & Lac filled with floral borders very similar to pen work decoration.
This eye catching stag horn tea caddy contains 100% of its original lead lining and comes complete with fully working lock & tasselled key.
Ivory, Horn, Wood
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