07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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English Mahogany Veneer and String-inlaid Tea Caddy

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

English Mahogany Veneer and String-inlaid Tea Caddy, second half 18th century/early 19th century, rectangular, the hinged lid with stamped pull, ivory escutcheon, interior lined in green velvet, with central well fitted with etched and cut glass sugar basin flanked by two canisters with further stringing and remnants of foil lining, ht. 6 1/4, wd. 12 1/8, dp. 6 in.
Estimate $400-600

Scattered cracks, and repairs to veneers. One interior compartment with lid unglued.

Keywords

Tea Caddy