Antique pear fruit tea caddy

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Antique pear fruit tea caddy
  • Antique pear fruit tea caddy
  • Antique pear fruit tea caddy
  • Antique pear fruit tea caddy

Antique pear fruit tea caddy.

Date: 2019-01-22 13:34:22

Circa: 1800

Period: Georgian c. 1750-1800

Height: 7" (18cm)

Diameter: 4.25" (10.75cm)

A rare Georgian fruitwood treen tea caddy modelled in the form of a pear; the pear's carved stalk can be used to open the lid which opens to reveal some of the original foil lining; having a steel escutcheon and a good colour.

Fruit tea caddies are amazing examples of Georgian treen and they can also be found shaped as a melon and an apple.

Material: Fruitwood

Category: Tea Caddies and boxes

Ref: BA407


Price: £2,850