An Very Early Victorian Double Rosewood Tea Caddy
In the 18th and 19th century, most wealthy houses would own at least one tea caddy. As tea was an expensive commodity, it would often be kept under lock and key in wooden caddies.
This is a rosewood tea caddy, finely inlaid with mother of pearl decoration. It has a pair of lions mask handles. The caddy has two seperate compartment , one for green tea and one for black tea, it also has its original glass mixing bowl.
The condition is good with no loss to the mother of pearl. The lid closes well.
Dimensions: 32cm x 17cmx 16cm