A George III mahogany tea caddy

A George III mahogany tea caddy

England, c. 1760

A rare George III tea caddy of well-figured mahogany, the concave moulded pagoda top with cast brass carrying handle opening to reveal three compartments each with a Pontypool japanned ware tea canister decorated with flowers against a rich brown background, having the original brass escutcheon to the front and standing on ogee bracket feet.

Height 19.00cm (7.48inches)
Width 30.00cm (11.81inches)
Depth 17.50cm (6.89inches)

Ref No. D027

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