A quality fully-fitted English walnut tea caddy of waisted form on all sides and a large rounded top, circa. 1840-50 . Intricate bands of specimen wood type inlay framing each side including the very top which is divided into four geometrical figures. Two removable tea containers on the inside also in walnut each having intricate inlay framing each lid. Original and very decorative fabric underneath the lid w/ filigree brass embellishments. Original fabric on the very bottom. Lovely and original tea caddy with excellent patina. As the canisters can be easily removed this caddy can also be usable as a storage box. The wood underneath the canisters is nice and clean and done in walnut as well.
height: 8 in. 20.25 cm., width: 10.5 in. 25.5 cm., depth: 7 in. 17.75 cm.