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Quillwork Tea Caddy with Portrait Miniature

Auction:
2349
Lot:
855
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Quillwork Tea Caddy with Portrait Miniature, England, early 19th century, hexagonal caddy with mahogany veneer framework, hinged lid, polychrome and gilt quillwork featuring leaf, medallion, and urn designs, the front of the box inset with a miniature watercolor on ivory portrait of a child and a heart shaped bone escutcheon, (fading), ht. 5 1/4, wd. 7 1/2, dp. 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

United Kingdom, Tea Caddy, Portrait miniature, Quillwork, Teaware

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