Y A GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND MARQUETRY TEA CADDY
Of octagonal form, the hinged top opening to a lidded interior, ivory escutcheon
12cm high, 12.5cm wide, 11cm deep
TOGETHER WITH A GEORGE III HAREWOOD AND MARQUETRY TEA CADDY
Of oval form
11.5cm high, 14cm wide, 9cm deep (2)
Provenance: Property from the Phillip Lucas Collection, Spitalfields House
Please note: Dreweatts have applied for a de minimis exemption licence for the ivory in this lot (Ref: W6YTFTHN)
both look to have been cleaned in last 50 years-
first some veneer repairs and replacements- lid lacking some edge stringing - no key
second lacks escutcheon, loss around top patera, interior top lid moulding missing - has key
Wear, marks, knocks and scratches as per age, handling, use, and cleaning.
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