A Georgian Tea Caddy c1810

Heading :  Georgian Single Compartment Tea Caddy with Inlaid Parquetry
Date : c1865
Period : George III
Origin : England

Decoration : Inlaid oval floral design to cover and front face, framed with broad kingwood stringing; ; small bone escutcheon
Size :  Height 11cms, 11.2 x 9.3cm
Condition : Very Good; Light scratches and signs of limited use
Restoration : Fairly recent application of green baize to the base
Weight : 306 grams 

Note : the 'three dimensional' shading to the individual pieces of the parquetry was done by scorching the wood to darken it in parts - a common technique, used by Tunbridge Ware craftsmen, but by no means exclusivel

 

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  • £275.00


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