Regency Burr Yew Sarcophagus Shaped Tea Caddy


Ref: 18180
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Circa 1810.  A Regency burr yew sarcophagus shaped tea caddy of generous proportions with string inlay between the segments on the top and there is a small rectangular section which has got boxwood inlay.  Inside the lid there are 3 lidded sections, 1 large one in the centre and 2 smaller ones left and right.  The lids are in yew and they have stylish knobs with a ribbed top.  The inside of the lid has been covered in fabric.  At the front there is a bone diamond shaped escutcheon, a further string inlay, 2 large bronze patination lifting rings at the sides and at the base and the whole piece stands on 4 large squat bun feet.


  • 25cmH x 36cmW x 16cmD