828 Antique Brass Inlaid Rosewood English Tea Caddy Box Regency Gillows Lancaster

Superb example of an English Regency Rosewood Double Tea Caddy of traditional sarcophagus outline, with lavish brass inlay decoration. The dome shaped hinged lid enclosing a complete original fitted interior, including a hand cut crystal mixing bowl, possibly its original, and two hinged lid lift-out canisters also with decorative brass inlay, raised on original reeded bun feet. First quarter of Nineteenth Century. 

Firmly attributed to Cabinetmakers Gillows of Lancaster England.  

Condition: Superb condition with no losses to brass stringing, the mixing bowl is perfect with no clouding to glass inside. Lock is present and working, key is lacking.  

Width: (at widest) 12.5” (33.75cm). Depth: (at top) 6.25” (16cm). Height: 7.5” (19cm).