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This is a hand made tea caddy Lidded box in the shape of an Apple, made from hardwood and dating to the 19th century.
The Apple shaped box has a hinged lid with a short hand carved stalk. The lid has a brass hinge and lock (sorry no key). The interior is metal foil lined. This piece is made of polished hardwood, possibly fruitwood, with a lovely grain and patina.
Apple and other fruit shaped tea caddies go back to the English 18th Century George 111rd period.
Very good condition. NO damage. Excellent grain patination and colour. NO Key to the lock.
Internal Ref: F 436



Height = 12.7 cm (5.0")
Width = 10.8 cm (4.3")
Depth = 10.8 cm (4.3")


Hand Carved Apple Tea Caddy In Hardwood With Lined Interior, 19th Century

SKU: F 436
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