July 20, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Apple and Pear Form Tea Caddies

British, 19th century, carved wood forms, apple with metal escutcheon, pear with lock and key, both with partially foiled interiors, apple, 4-1/2 in.; pear, 8-1/2 in.

Provenance:Collection of Wilfred and Eleanor Funk, Montclair, New Jersey; By descent in family


hinge loose on apple form, losses to foil interior, replaced hinge on tea caddy lacking pin to hold lid in place, chips to rim near lock, abrasions and scratches

Estimate: $600 - $900
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