rosewood, brass, ivory
13.5 x 13 x 23 cm
Mounted in brass like a gothic reliquary, this rosewood tea caddy has two lidded compartments inside to store tea (China or Indian?) and still has its steel key to lock it up. From a time where tea cost 1 Pound sterling per pound, shipped by clippers from the Far East and part of a trade that saw England become the leading maritime power of the 19th century. Now an evocative object of fine workmanship and rich surfaces.
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