February 05, 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.

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

Starting Price: $400
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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