Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Sarcophagus Tea Caddy
Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Sarcophagus Tea Caddy

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Sarcophagus Tea Caddy

c. 1850 to c. 1880 England

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This exceptional box is finely and profusely inlaid. The central panel to the lid depicts Eridge Castle Sussex, near Tunbridge Wells, the seat of the Earl of Abergavenny, and is flanked by yew-wood panels and bordered by tessellated mosaic inlay. The canted border and sides have parquetry inlay with a wider band around the central body. The lid within also profusely inlaid, as are the lids of the removable tea boxes, which flank a glass bowl. Stands upon low bun feet. Note: minor repairs to lid of one of the tea boxes within.
English, circa 1850-1880
Height 7.5” Width 12.75” Depth .5”
Stock No. 9984
Stock Code
9984
Baggott Church Street Ltd

Baggott Church Street Ltd
Church Street
Stow-on-the-Wold
Gloucestershire
GL54 1BB
England

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