Unusual Tea Caddy, c.1820
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Very unusual Tea Caddy, c.1820. The box is made from Rosewood, it has a lovely brass Tumbling block design to the top made from various woods and cross banded in Mahogany. What makes this box different can be found when opening the Caddy to reveal the unusual set with one compartment bigger than the other. It does not stop there look to the front of the box to find the key hole off centre in its original state. The box has been professionally re-lined with attractive hand marbled paper. The box is in excellent condition as shown with an attractive polished finish. The box is in excellent condition as shown with an attractive polished finish with a working lock and key. 6.5" by 5.5" b 5 tall while closed.
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