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.
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 American Faux Rosewood Grained Tea Caddy, rectangular with gilt painted stringing, stenciled escutcheon surround and pressed brass ring handles; opening to a divided interior. Circa 1870
(Repaired cracks to lid)
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)
Anglo Indian ebony box carved with overall floral motifs; having a central oval miniature on ivory of the Taj Mahal. From the town of Nagina in the Bijnor District. See: Furniture from British India by Jaffir, pp. 264-66. Circa 1870.
Exceptional bombé English Regency tortoiseshell tea caddy; the top panel and front panel elaborately inlaid with delicate scrolling vine and flower engraved mother of pearl; with silver escutcheon; on original ivory bun feet; having two interior compartments with tortoiseshell lids, which appear to retain remnants of the original tea pewter lining. Circa 1830.