March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Two BritishTea Caddies with Inlay, Penwork

one compartment inlaid caddy of octagonal form, veneered in various woods, hinged top with medallion on lid and canted corners with "blind flute" inlay, shaded shell inlay, bone pull, marked "Made in England/Reliable Lever" on lock brass, traces of the original paktong (not foil), 4-3/4 x 3-5/8 x 4-3/4 in.; two compartment satinwood colonial penwork caddy, decorated on all sides, shell, sailboat, floral, scroll motifs, interior fitted with two pewter containers and lids, hinged top, with key, painted lid interior, 4-15/16 x 3-7/8 x 4-3/4 in. 


Provenance:Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia


overall very good, consistent of age and use, octagonal with warping at lid, veneer cracking, interior tin loss; two compartment with exterior surface residue, glue loss on one lid, slight warping and veneer cracking of lid

Estimate: $600 - $900
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