967. Superb George IV Brass Inlaid Rosewood Tea Caddy early 19th Ct


 

An Exceptionally Fine French George IV Well Figured Rosewood and Brass Marquetry Double Tea Caddy, of traditional sarcophagus outline, with nulled mouldings and foliate inlay, the interior with a pair of hinged lid lift-out canisters also with decorative brass inlay, flanking a pressed glass mixing bowl with unusual hobnail decoration, on disc feet. Circa first quarter of the Nineteenth Century.

Condition: Superb untouched condition with good colour and rich patination, no missing inlays. Lock and key are present and working.

Width: 12.5” (31.75cm). Depth: 6.25” (16cm). Height: 6.75” (17.25cm).