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Windsor House Antiques was founded in 1957 and since then has developed into one the largest dealers of 17th, 18th, 19th century furniture in Europe.We have and extensive range of Georgian antiques and furniture all of which are backed by our comprehensive guarantee. We have also have a team of gifted furniture restorers on site supported by dealers with over 100 years of antiques knowledge between them. All items can be viewed in our showrooms but viewing is strictly by appointment. A full packing and shipping service is available and we ship worldwide on a weekly basis.


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George III Period Mahogany Tea Caddy

Ref: 5410 / LA30826

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Description

George III period antique mahogany tea caddy, the concave moulding to the top with a "hatched" swan neck handle, well cast Rococo escutcheon. Retaining the original canisters to the interior.

The Tea Caddy:-
The word Tea Caddy is believed to be derived from catty, the Chinese pound, equal to about a pound and a third avoirdupois. The earliest examples that came to Europe were of Chinese porcelain, and approximated in shape to the ginger-jar. They had lids or stoppers likewise of china, and were most frequently blue and white. Until about 1800 they were called tea canisters rather than caddies.


Measurements

Height : 177.8 mm - 7.00 in

Width : 254 mm - 10.00 in

Depth : 152.4 mm - 6.00 in

Declaration

Windsor House Antiques has clarified that the George III Period Mahogany Tea Caddy (5410 / LA30826) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Georgian.

Condition

In excellent condition.

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This item is located in Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. This dealer is located in United Kingdom

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