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Georgian Paper Filigree Tea Caddy

Auction:
2332
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$940$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Paper Filigree Tea Caddy, early 19th century, hexagonal, the ebonized case covered with gilt, green and tan paper scrolls, lid with small metal handle, front panel with bone tear-drop shaped escutcheon, over central stipple engraved bust of a girl, ht. 4 7/8, wd. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

metal handle, Tea Caddy, Engraving, Filigree, Quilling, Tea, Teaware

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