Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
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Antique Black Lacquer Chinese Export Tea Caddy with paneled, cut corner hinged lid opening to a well , vignetts of figures in gardens, and raised on carved dragon form feet. Circa 1820
8" x 6" x 5.75" tall (cracks and minor losses to lacquer)
Antique Regency Black Lacquer Tea Caddy of sarcophagus form with polychrome and gilt Chinoiserie
decoration having a stepped lid opening to two covered compartments, pressed brass carrying handles and paw form feet.
English, circa 1810 (minor losses to painted decoration)
7.5" x 4.5 x 6.25" TALL
Antique Regency Penwork Decorated Tea Caddy of sarcophagus form having a stepped lid opening to two lidded compartments and Chinoiserie penwork decoration. English, circa 1815.
8" x 4.5" x 5.25"
(losses to the decoration)
Antique Sorrento-ware Book Form Trick Box; in olivewood, with a rectangular book form lid with marquetry inlay of a musician and dancing couple, the front with a hidden keyhole, and a hidden compartment in the base.
9.25" x 4.75" x 4.5" tall
Late 19th, early 20th C.
English Polychrome Painted Navette Form Tea Caddy, foil decorated and and having a hinged lid opening to a well with a 'floating lid'. Late 18th Century.
6.5" x 3.5" x 4.75"tall
Provenance: From the Estate of Mario Buatta
English Polychrome Painted Navette Form Tea Caddy decorated with gilt powdered ground and vingnettes of frollicking putti
Late 18th Century
Provenance: From the Estate of Mario Buatta
Rare 18th C. Dutch Childs Tea Caddy in dark tortoise shell with ivory banding and feet. Rectangular with a hinged translucent lid opening to a lidded compartment.
4" x 2.75" x3.25" tall
Part of a child's social education was learning about the 'Tea Ceremony'
Exceptional English Burled Walnut Sewing Box with extensive inlay having hinged top opening to a paper lined well and a single fitted drawer below.
12" x 9" x 6.5"
Antique Anglo-Indian turned wood box and cover with brass mounts
Diameter: 5", Height 3.25"
An Antique Cinnabar Chinese carved tea jar. Carved in high relief with figures in a garden landscape. Some carved flowers on the lid and shoulder of the jar.
5 6 7/8" x 1/4". Condition: VG, some age wear to the surface
Provenance: The Estate of Giraud V. Foster.
Large Antique Chinese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy, rectangular with hinged lid opening to an engraved pewter (pac-tung) liner ; the whole decorated with figures in gardens and with brass carrying handles.
13.5" x 11" x 8.5" tall (minor losses, filled crack in lid)
Antique Anglo-Indian carved sandlewood box with nail decoration, ivory banding, velvet lining and paw form ivory feet. Circa 1875.
6" x 4.5"x 2.5" tall
Rather whimsical Georgian III Tea Caddy in the form of two conjoined single caddies, rectangular, with hinged lid opening to two lidded compartments and the whole raised on ball form feet. Only the right hand escutcheon has a working lock.
English, circa 1790.
8' x 4.5" x 5.5" tall
Charming American Miniature Blanket Chest in chestnut, having a hinged moulded edge top opening to a well, a single lower drawer and raised on straight bracket feet. Note the fine dovetail work on the sides.
Many miniatures are labeled as "salesman's samples" but many were the work of apprentices to show their skills to the master craftsman.
12.5 x 7" x 8.5" tall
(one back foot ended out)
Tiny Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy, probably a childs caddy, rectangular with canted corners, pyramidal lid opening to an interior lined with "tea paper" and the whole raised on ivory squashed ball feet. (with key)
English, circa 1815
3.5" x 5.25" x 4.2"tall
Unusual Late Chippendale Tea Chest with extensive brass decoration, having a stepped, hinged lid opening to a fitted interior and the whole raised on later bracket feet.
English, circa 1790
9.25" x 6" x 6"
Rare English Regency Tea Chest in rosewood, of sarcophagus form with a paneled lid opening to a fitted interior retaining a pair of Anglo-Irish cut glass tea caddies and sugar bowl and original felt lining under the lid, circa 1830.
Cut crystal containers were very expensive at this time, almost as expensive as silver. It is very unusual for tea chests to retain their original crystal fittings.
13" x 6.75" x 8" tall
Antique Tunbridge Ware Dome Top Box,
in satinwood, inlaid with other exotic woods in a leaf and berry pattern.
English, Circa 1830
(Some warp to lid)