Small Federal Tea Caddy in walnut inlaid on all sides with a central rectangle of various woods, bordered with striped and checkered inlays, with satinwood stringing. The stepped lid opens to a divided interior.
American, probably Connecticut River Valley, Circa 1790
6” x 4” x 4.5” (This could be a child's tea caddy)
Rare George II Tea Caddy with Hidden Drawer, rectangular with stepped hinged top surmounted by a brass carrying handle, brass escutcheon and sliding side panel revealing a hidden drawer (patch above keyhole, lacks interior dividers).
One of the rarest of this form of tea caddy, the concealed drawer would have held your silver teaspoons.
Exceptional English Colonial Traveling Box in solid calamander (or coromandel) wood; having rectangular top opening to an interior fitted with a hinged lid and silver mounts and a swing out side pen & ink drawer.
Circa 1835,probably Anglo-Indian (on later stand)
Exceptional English Regency Tambour Lap Desk, in mahogany with a single drawer that when opened reveals a fitted interior and hinged, tooled leather writing surface with three secret drawers.
Fine 18th-century Tea Caddy
in nicely figured mahogany banded with satinwood,
having a rectangular lid
inlaid with the word “Green”, with a diamond inlay inside
and retaining its original “floating” lid. Circa 1790. Provenance: From the
Estate of Joseph Stanley.
Fine Filigree Work Tea Caddy, Hexagonal, with kingwood banding and with all panels and lid decorated with rolled paper floral designs with traces of color and gilding: the front panel incorporates a central print of a boy playing a flute. English, Circa 1790.
Also known as “quill work” or “rolled or scrolled paper” tea caddies, these undecorated boxes would have been purchased from a cabinetmaker and decorated at h ...click for details
Antique French Satinwood Casket with Cut Steel Pins on an undulating top. The steel was cut to imitate precious stones and was very labor intensive. It was popular from the late 18th to the early 19th century. The box has accents of ebony stringing with the grain of the satinwood emphasizing the wave form shape.
Remarkable Antique English Tunbridge ware Dresser Chest or Jewelry Box in olivewood with tesselated mosaic inlaid decoration, having a stepped lid with inlaid castle and floral decoration, two cabinet doors with "Tumbling Blocks" pattern opening to four small band inlaid drawers, the sides decorated with a tesselated mosaic "deer in a forest" design and the whole raised on ebonized ball form feet. Circa 1840-60. ...click for details