A Tunbridge Ware Single Box Tea Caddy with Floral Berlin Wool-work Motifs c1870

Heading : A Tunbridge Ware Single Box Tea Caddy with Floral Berlin Wool-work motifs
Date : c1870
Period : Victoria
Origin : Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Decoration : Flat lid with Floral Berlin Wool-work style motif set in Golden Satinwood; bounded by a geometric pattern within two pairs of banded and continuous keylines; to the four square edges of the body, a broad floral Wool-work frieze between pairs of banded and continuous keylines; a flat stickwork escutcheon with working key; internally, a lift-out lid sitting on ledged sides, with a narrow geometric border and a small turned handle; original lining paper to the lid, and foil to the main void.
Size :  13.9 cm wide x 11.8 cm deep x 11.3 cm high
Condition : Excellent; very few missing tesserae, with just a few linear cracks to the lacquer; very slight expansion to one corner of the frieze; very old repair to a 3 x 33mm sliver lost from one corner
Restoration : None other than the corner repair as above.The box has been professionally cleaned and polished.
Weight :  365 grams

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