073 Sold George lll Mahogany Tea Caddy Circa 1780

  A Very Attractive George III Period Circa 1780 - English Antique Mahogany 18th Century Tea Caddy retaining good colour and Patina with original Swan Neck handle and Escutcheon raised on original Ogee Bracket Feet. The lid opens to reveal a triple sectioned storage area for different Teas. This charming tea caddy retains a lovely warm colour to the mahogany and has clearly been much loved throughout its life. Of course tea was a valuable commodity during the 18th and 19th centuries, hence the invention of the tea caddy which was somewhere to not just store it, but also to keep it safe from wandering hands.

Height 7" (17.5cm) Width 9.5" (24cm) Depth 5" (12.75cm)   Item Sold