07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Rosewood Tea Caddy

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM


Rosewood Tea Caddy, 19th century, of sarcophagus form with central mother-of-pearl inlay framed by silvered metal inlay to front and to hinged lid, enclosing fitted interior with central circular red-painted well flanked by two boxes, on bun feet, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 12 1/2, dp. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Loss to mother-of-pearl and metal inlay, large horizontal crack to interior of lid, smaller shrinkage cracks throughout, chips, nicks and minor loss to veneer.


Tea Caddy, silvered metal inlay, metal inlay