February 04, 2022 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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American Inlaid Eagle Three Compartment Tea Caddy

19th century, rectangular form, hinged lid with oval fan inlay and brass pull opening to divided, lidded, three compartment tin and paper lined interior, front with inlaid escutcheon and spread winged eagle decoration, on shaped bracket feet, 6-1/2 x 10-7/8 x 5-1/2 in.

Note: From a private collection representing 18th and 19th century tea caddies and boxes of various designs from America, Britain, Asia and Europe.

Provenance:Private Collection, Colorado

Condition:

some surface dirt and accretion, scattered scratches and edge bumps, some warping to metal liners (interior lids don't sit level, lid doesn't fully close), lid interior with some small edge chips, possible reveneering and later restorations, eagle inlay likely later

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,706
02/04/2022

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