Circa 1820. A good George IV Birdseye maple, rosewood, ebony and ivory inlaid tea caddy. The sarcophagus shaped caddy with a beaded panel in the top, which is hinged and opens to reveal interior with two lidded compartments, each with ebonized knobs. The body with rosewood inlay intersected by small ivory rondels, which continues in the front and sides with an elegant ebonized escutcheon. The sides there is cast brass and embossed lifting handles, all resting on four brass ball and claw feet.
- 14cm High x 19cm Wide x 11cm Deep.