Lot 802: House caddy : a fine circa 1800 painted house Tea
January 4, 2014
Middle Claydon, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: House caddy : a fine circa 1800 painted house Tea Caddy , with partially open front door, lattice work windows ( the key hole within an arch shaped centre top window, wirework garden bench , potted tree,, further trees , leaning ladder , leaning rake by back door , Dovecote on a pedestal and a central latticed and tiled proud roof section. 5 3/4" high, 4 1/2 x 4 1/2" Used for loose tea until very recently ! Lit. For similar see page 195 figure 345 of Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies, & Society 1700-1880 by Clarke & O'Kelly.