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Shell-inlaid Tea Caddy

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Shell-inlaid Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, fruitwood veneer box with canted corners, the lid and front with inlaid shell decoration, opening to a covered compartment, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 5, dp. 3 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-350

There is a small loss to the escutcheon, the lid is warped and doesn't fully close, there is some loss to the lining, and there is minor inlay patching to front panel of lid.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Art genres, Inlay, Tea caddy, Teaware, Visual arts

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