Tea Caddy

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Date:1800 - 1845 (c.)

Description:Mahogany tea caddy, with hinged lid and brass key plate, escutcheon.Tea was expensive, and was often kept in a decorative locked box, or 'caddy', by the lady of the household.

Early 19th century

254mm long x 139mm deep x 156mm high


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Source: Warwickshire County Museums

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