English Burr Mahogany Double Tea Chest
A very unusual burr mahogany double tea chest. The burr mahogany used has a textured surface and shows a very rich patina. This tea chest has a silver plate handle mounted on the lid. The tea chest measures 12" wide; 6" deep; and 6" high.
The tea chest has two lidded caddies, and a central glass mixing bowl used for blending the teas together. This English Victorian tea chest has a silver plated tea caddy spoon that you can see in the photos. The key key escutcheon is made of brass.
This is a beautiful, and fully fitted English Victorian tea chest. The burr mahogany wood is in wonderful condition on the exterior, and the lighter mahogany used on the inside is in very good condition as well. The glass bowl is a period piece and along tea caddy spoon may not be original to the tea chest. This is a charming English tea caddy that has been well cared for.
Item ID: SL-003769