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English Carved Inlaid Walnut Sarcophagus Form Tea Caddy, c. 1830, the interior with a silk lined lid over two formerly foil lined tea boxes, flanking a fitted compartment for a mixing bowl, the whole on ebonized disc feet, with key, H.- 8 in., W.- 12 1/2 in., D.- 6 3/8 in. Provenance: The Estate of James C. Westerfield, Jackson, Mississippi.


Condition consistent with age. Key present. Scattered short hairline cracks throughout veneer, especially in the front bottom edge. An approximate 1/8 inch gap between lid and base on back edge. Light scuffs on the left side. Tears in the paper lining on the middle compartment. Several pea-size dents on interior lids. A ½ inch scratch near the back left edge. A classic piece. ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD "AS IS." NO STATEMENT REGARDING CONDITION OF ANY ITEM, WHETHER IT IS MADE ORALLY AT THE AUCTION OR ANY OTHER TIME, OR IN WRITING IN THE CATALOGUE OR ELSEWHERE, SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE A WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITY

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English Carved Inlaid Walnut Sarcophagus Form Tea

Estimate $300 - $500Nov 12, 2016