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A Tunbridge Ware Sarcophagus Double Tea Caddy c1880

Heading : A Rosewood Tunbridge Ware sarcophagus shape double tea caddy 
Date : c1880
Period : Victoria
Origin : Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

Decoration : Traditional mosaic floral designs to lid and sides, with geometrical and floral mosaic bands to lid.
Size :  21cm x 11cm x 14cm
Condition : Excellent. There is one small indentation to the left of the female lock plate
Restoration : Professionally cleaned and polished
Weight :  704g

An ornate tea caddy with concave sides and a slightly domed lid, decorated with Tunbridge Ware mosaic designs. The lid has a panel with an intricate rose mosaic design in the centre, framed by a geometrical mosaic band. To the side of the lid another mosaic band, this time of a floral nature. A much wider floral mosaic band inlaid on all four sides of the caddy. There is a brass lock fitting and the key is missing. 


Inside the caddy, the two compartments each have a fitted rosewood lid with a small turned  handle. The lids are both framed with a geometrical mosaic band surrounding a polished panel. The caddy stands on four turned rosewood bun feet. Both the internal lids and the caddy itself are in excellent condition.


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  • Product Code: 20032306
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  • £525.00

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