ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY CASKET w GLASS BOWL - For Sale

ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY CASKET w GLASS BOWL
Price: $900.00
Fabulous tea caddy made in England in the first two decades of the 19th century. Made of rosewood with the original glass mixing bowl intact. Measurements: 8''high; 12'' wide; 6 1/4'' front to back. Two hundred year old tea caddy. Casket shaped with angled lid rising to rectangular top with heavily gadrooned beading on the border. Bun feet. The escutcheon is mother-of-pearl. Inside are two fine, removable compartments for holding green or black tea. One has some remnants of the original lining. The glass bowl inbetween these compartments is original to the piece - has lasted intact for 200 years. It is a smoky glass, slightly grey in colour and beautifully rounded at the bottom. Sides have extended handles with elegant loops hanging through them. ONe wooden loop broke, but can easilly be reglued as the breaks are clean - we have the parts. Beautiful grain and patina to the wood. Condition: extremely good. As mentioned one loop has to be reglued. The bowl has a very small rim chip. Most of the brass hardware is original, except for the lid''s hinges, which appear to be later. Status: For Sale Reference#: 535 Condition: See Description Year: See Description

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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