wonderful antique english regency walnut tulipwood tea caddy floral inlay

Wonderful Antique English Regency Walnut & Tulipwood Tea Caddy - Floral Inlay


Price

£1,595
| $2,124 USD | €1,807 EUR


Item Ref

35955

Description

A fabulous and most unusual tea caddy dating to the Regency era, around 1820.
A rare combination of woods has been used, nutty Cognac coloured Walnut and rich graphic Tulipwood.
The top has exquisite and intricate Marquetry inlay featuring a floral bouquet, using various timbers to create it.
The box is fabulous shape and stands on four brass ball feet. Once the lid is opened, the interior reveals a double compartment configuration with two Tulipwood lids.
The box has a working (very unusual) lock and key, locking from the bottom into the top, very, very unusual.
Excellent condition, measuring 9 1/2" x 7" x 5".
Item ID: 35955
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