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Two Similar English Shell Inlaid Burl Wood Tea Caddies, 19th Century. Rectangular form with canted corners, shell inlaid tops and fronts with inlay banded edges, each with two lidded interior compartments. 5" H, 7.375" x 4.375" & 4.75" H, 7.5" x 4.25"

Condition

Loose hinges. Scattered veneer repairs and loss all over and specifically to canted corners. Also areas of cracking to veneer. Repair to bottom of one. Evidence of glue reinforcement to interior of both. Interior of both also peeling. Replaced fabric to top interior portion. Lids, pulls, and locks all likely replaced. Both with all over restoration.

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Two Similar English Shell Inlaid Burl Tea Caddies

Estimate $500 - $800Feb 24, 2019