A Regency penwork tea caddy.
Date: 2017-05-30 07:21:58
Period: Regency Period c. 1800-1835
Height: 6.75" (17cm) / Width: 9" (23cm) / Depth: 6" (15.25cm)
Height: 6.75" (17cm)
Width: 9" (23cm)
Depth: 6" (15.25cm)
A superb Regency period penwork tea caddy of sarcophagus form; the lid decorated with a coat of arms and the sides with butterflies and flowers including lilies, foxgloves and roses surrounded by scrolling acanthus leaves; the beautifully decorated interior is fitted with two canisters which each have an 'N' to the lid and the sides are decorated with roundels; raised on ball feet.