Lot 325: GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND CROSSBANDED TEA CADDY LATE 18TH CENTURY 30cm wide, 15cm high, 15cm deep
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND CROSSBANDED TEA CADDY
LATE 18TH CENTURY
of rectangular form fitted with two oval tea canisters and a cobalt blue glass bowl, the hinged lid fitted with a sterling silver swing handle with rubbed hallmarks
30cm wide, 15cm high, 15cm deep
- in good overall condition, nice colour to exterior and interior
- one or two small fine age splits to exterior of box, and a little cracking by lock suggesting it may have been later re-fitted
- interior with a ring mark to plush lid lining
- some fine age splits to wood of caddies; usual wear and bubbling to interior lining of caddies; one caddy with some opening to joints, but overall sturdy
- blue glass bowl in good order, one or two very minor nicks to rim and fine surface scratches here and there but largely good
- baize to underside is later, in good order
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Notes: Provenance: Farley Hall, Surrey