18th century tea caddy

18th century tea caddy
Circa 1760
This exceptional tea caddy is beautifully inlaid throughout. The whole is veneered in various well chosen woods such as Kingwood, tulipwood, harewood, ebony, boxwood and purpleheart. Cabinet making and craftsmanship at its best, this is a magnificent tea caddy. Enclosing three purpleheart wood canisters inside the lid. One of the cannisters hides a secret compartment which is revealed when removed from its compartment. Attributed to Abraham Roentgen, a German emigre .

Circa 1760

Good with wear and tear expected of a piece this age.

9.53 inches
6.18 inches
5.31 inches
United Kingdom
Wood, Kingwood, tulipwood, harewood, ebony, boxwood and purpleheart

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