07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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George III Apple-form Fruitwood Tea Caddy

$1,778$1,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

George III Apple-form Fruitwood Tea Caddy, late 18th/early 19th century, realistically shaped, with small oval metal escutcheon, traces of red staining to exterior, interior with foil lining, ht. 4 in.
Estimate $400-600

stem replaced, and in need of reattching. overall age typical surface wear. Filled V-shaped chip to back at hinge. small chips to edge of lid at back side. foil essentially gone from inside of lid, and worn to interior of body. base of body with traces of red stain.

Keywords

Tea Caddy, oval metal escutcheon