478. French Regency Brass Inlaid Rosewood Tea Caddy early 19th Ct

An Exceptionally Fine French  Well Figured Regency Period Rosewood Double Tea Caddy with stunning brass inlay decorative banding, of traditional sarcophaus outline, and unusual "pagoda style" shaped hinged lid, the fitted interior to include a very good moulded glass mixing bowl, possibly its original, on ornate polished brass ball feet. Circa first quarter of the Nineteenth Century.

Condition: Superb professionally restored condition with good colour and rich patination, no missing inlays. Superb original twin ring handles. This Teacaddy is quite large and also heavy.

Width: 14” (35.5cm). Depth: 7” (18cm). Height: 8.5” (21.5cm).