Lot 1159
Antique English Rosewood Tea Caddy
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1840, sarcophagus form with brass ring handles, lock marked LEGGE, opens twin hinge-lidded compartments flaking a central mixing well, unmarked.

8 x 13 x 7 in.

From the Estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. Drew Harper Jr., Grifton, North Carolina

Missing inlay to lock escutcheon; area of base molding loss with one associated foot detached but present; some staining to upper lid and posterior; some surface scratches to veneer; most of original tin lining to tea compartments is missing.