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Antique Sarcophagus Tea Caddy, Anglo Indian, Colonial, Campaign, Victorian, 1850


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Item Number: SA929077
Date of manufacture: 1850
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 28 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This is an antique sarcophagus tea caddy. An Anglo-Indian rosewood colonial campaign casket with brass inlay, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850.
Striking appearance with quality inlaid brass and a delightful sarcophagus form
Displays a desirable aged patina and in very good order
Select stocks show fine grain interest throughout
Warm caramel hues beam beneath a wax polish finish
Shallow sarcophagus top with central lozenge bearing a brass inlaid quaterfoil symbol
Interior dressed with a pair of gently narrowing compartments
Each removable lid has a small brass pull set within an inlaid medallion
Lid interior lined with ruched velvet in a medium green hue
Front fascia dressed with an inset brass lock escutcheon key absent
Further brass inlay decorating the caddy with golden tones
Circular brass drop handles to each side, looping through ornate foliate backplates
This is a distinctive and highly appealing antique sarcophagus tea caddy, with fine figuring and rich colour. A treat for the coffee table or desk. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 22.5cm (8.75'')
Max Depth: 13cm (5'')
Max Height: 14cm (5.5'')
Caddy Interior Width: 9cm (3.5'')
Caddy Interior Depth: 9.5cm (3.75'')
Caddy Interior Height: 8.5cm (3.25'')
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1850.


Height = 14 cm (5.5")
Width = 22.5 cm (8.9")
Depth = 13 cm (5.1")

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