A good late Georgian sarcophagus shaped mahogany tea caddy with two divisions.The brass hinged top lifts to reveal the two separate divisions, each with a mahogany top with a small ebony knob. This matches the ebonised edges of the top and bottom sections of the box. The brass lock is original but there is no key. It has a small inlaid dark brown timber escutcheon. The insides and undersides of the lids are foil lined and the box lids are lined with marbled paper, as is the base. It sits on four small brass bun feet.Cleaned, re-waxed and polished and in overall excellent condition.Measurements: 18 cm wide, 12 cm deep and 14 cm high.
Late Georgian Sarcophagus shaped two sectional Tea Caddy, circa 1820
Cleaned and restored to a high standard. All you need to do is wipe over with a soft cloth from time to time. You can occasionally use a spray furniture polish that contains bees wax, which will maintain its satin sheen. Please don’t use a silicone spray as this could be detrimental to the waxed surface.