A GEORGE III ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY INLAID ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY (4466041)
A GEORGE III ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY INLAID ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY (4466041)

A GEORGE III ANGLO-INDIAN IVORY INLAID ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY (4466041)

c. 1760 India

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A rare mid 18th century ivory inlaid rosewood tea caddy, having a rectangular domed lid retaining the original silver swan-neck handle, finely banded with engraved ivory simulating twisted rope and depicting garlands of flower and leaf bands to the edges, each side having a central tree motif; on shaped engraved ivory bracket feet. The purple velvet lined interior fitted with three removable canisters similarly decorated, having sliding lids with silver Dutch axe handles and retaining the original foil lined interior.

Price: £10,000-£50,000
Amin Jaffer, ‘Furniture from British India and Ceylon’, 2001, p. 187, fig. 85; p. 190, fig. 41.
Dimensions
Height 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Width 27.00 cm (10.63 inches)
Depth 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
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