Dating antique tea caddies
It has a dome top lid with decorative brass fittings and comes with two glass inkwells with brass lids that sit neatly above a pen tray.
Under the dome lid is a small brass button, that when pressed releases a concealed writing slope with tooled leather writing insert.
The interior comprises of an early, possibly original tooled leather writing insert, removable pen tray and secret compartment with three hidden drawers.
The removable inner tray lifts to expose a generously compartmentalized bottom.For your protection, returned packages must be insured for the value of your merchandise. Below is previous sold examples to show you the different beautiful pieces that we often offer and if any particular design looks of interest please let us know so we can inform you of similar pieces when they come in stock.It is simple in design with two beautiful oval shell inlays.It features a delightful boxwood string inlay around the edges and has a diamond shaped key escutcheon.
Superb Quality Large Flamed Mahogany Antique Tea Caddy This Victorian, circa 1840, antique tea caddy is of superb quality and constructed from .