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A Very Good Inlaid Regency Period Pearwood Tea Caddy,

England Circa 1825                                                     

The pearwood case decorated with contrasting ebonized mouldings, the top centred by an inlaid diamond shaped lozenge within a crossbanded kingwood border, the front similarly addressed with a diamond shaped escutcheon fronting the original locking mechanism. The interior fitted with twin tea compartments lined with lead paper and retaining their original crossbanded pearwood lids.

The exterior exhibiting a wonderful old untouched surface & patina, the underside lined with a very old, if not original green baize panel.

Dimensions, 5” high x 9” wide x 5” deep.

A very good inlaid Regency period pearwood tea caddy, England, circa 1825

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