Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd
William IV Rosewood Tea Caddy with Mother of Pearl & Pewter Inlay
REF: 5000027 / LA330534
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William IV Rosewood Tea caddy With Mother Of Pearl And Pewter Inlay. A superb sarcophagus rosewood tea caddy dating back to c.1836. The box has pewter borders with mother of pearl circles. It has a mother of pearl key and top escutcheon with the initial “A C 1836”, the key is only for decoration and doesn’t work the lock. The box houses two rosewood canisters with mother of pearl and pewter inlay, with the letters “G” & “B” for green tea and black tea and a crystal liner to the centre in beautiful condition . The back of the inside lid has the same inlaid pewter and mother of pearl patten. The box sits on four rosewood feet. It measures 32 x 17 and stands 26cm high.
Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd has clarified that the William IV Rosewood Tea Caddy with Mother of Pearl & Pewter Inlay (LA330534) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1836
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