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Auction Name: 2021 November 11 Fine & Decorative Arts Showcase Auction

Lot Number: 27259

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/13176-27259

An English Regency Flame Mahogany and Mother-of-Pearl Tea Caddy, circa 1830
9 x 13-5/8 x 7-3/4 inches (22.9 x 34.6 x 19.7 cm)

The sarcophagi-form tea caddy with an inlaid mother-of-pearl escutcheon, gilt metal lion mask and ring handles to either side, raised on squashed bun feet, opening to removable compartments with fitted lids, flanking a later glass liner.



Condition Report*: Missing veneer to the edge of the lid, some raising of the wood grain, otherwise with surface wear commensurate with age, key is included.
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