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Compass Star Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy

Auction:
2431
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Compass Star Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy, England, c. 1800, rectangular form with hinged lid centered with an inlaid eight-point star, the interior with three paper-lined compartments, two with star inlaid mahogany lids flanking round compartment for mixing bowl, (repair on rear edge of lid), ht. 6, w. 11 3/4, dp. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

2 1/4 x 1/16 in. piece of edging replaced on rear right edge of lid.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Tea Caddy, Teaware

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