Elegant George III mahogany tea chest

A wonderful example of a canted corner, antique tea caddy, with its superb colour and patination. Veneered in Harewood and having boxwood fluted canted corners. The fan inlay paterae on the front and a conch shell on the top, the rest of the sides are inlaid in burr yew with a simple bone escutcheon. This gorgeous tea caddy has two lids, each replicating the sides with bone handles. The interior still has traces of its original lining.

circa:          1780

Period:       George III

Origin:       English


Stock #:      T10066/GATS135

Retail           $5,900.00



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