In the 17th century, tea was first introduced to Britain from the East Indies by the Dutch East India Company who had a monopoly on this trade, as well as some of the spices now in common use. As a result, the leaf tea from which the drink was made was an extremely expensive commodity, and so had to be appropriately stored and safeguarded. The tea caddy was devised for this purpose.

The first tea caddies, sometimes called tea canisters, as they were only single compartment vessels, were often of silver, and bottle shaped with a removable top that could be used to measure tea into the pot.

In the 18th century, taxes were imposed on tea making it even more expensive, and to safeguard the contents a lockable box was devised. The simple forms of these boxes had a removable receptacle to store the tea. The larger examples housed more...

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An English regency mahogany tea caddy, with chequerboard…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Inlay and Canisters

An English regency mahogany tea caddy, with chequerboard stringing and ebony and satin wood diamond inlay to the lid, internally fitted with two original tea canisters and mixing bowl, circa 1830, 17 cm high, 31 cm wide, 17 cm deep

Regency inlaid mahogany tea caddy, of sarcophagus form with…

Regency Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy with Brass Scrollwork

Regency inlaid mahogany tea caddy, of sarcophagus form with twin loop handles, opening to three sectioned interior, inlaid with brass scroll work, raised on four bun feet, 15 cm x 31 cm x 23 cm

Regency satinwood tea caddy rectangular shape bound in mahogany…

Rectangular Satinwood Tea Caddy with Mahogany Binding

Regency satinwood tea caddy rectangular shape bound in mahogany with herringbone stringing, no division relined interior 23.5 cm length

Regency casuarina tea caddy sarcophagus shape, with boxwood…

Regency Tea Caddy with Boxwood Stringing and Twin Lids

Regency casuarina tea caddy sarcophagus shape, with boxwood stringing and twin matching lidded inner sections, key available, circa 1830s, width 20 cm.

Good Regency sarcophagus tea caddy, in ebonised wood, inlaid…

Regency Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tea Caddy

Good Regency sarcophagus tea caddy, in ebonised wood, inlaid with scrolling floral motifs in mother of pearl, opening to a fitted interior with central bowl, flanked by removable lidded canisters, the whole raised on four lobed bun feet and flanked by…

A Regency flame mahogany sarcophagus form tea caddy, height 20…

Regency Flame Mahogany Tea Caddy Sarcophagus Form

A Regency flame mahogany sarcophagus form tea caddy, height 20 cm, width 40 cm, depth 26.5 cm

Regency rosewood small proportion tea caddy fitted with two…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Dual Compartments

Regency rosewood small proportion tea caddy fitted with two interior compartments

Regency mahogany and inlaid tea caddy rectangular casket shape…

Regency Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy with Glass Bowl

Regency mahogany and inlaid tea caddy rectangular casket shape on brass ball feet, interior with two lidded compartments and central glass mixing bowl

A Regency English tea caddy, rosewood and pine with lion mask…

Regency Tea Caddy with Lion Mask Handles

A Regency English tea caddy, rosewood and pine with lion mask handles, early 19th century, 19 cm high, 31 cm wide, 15 cm deep

Regency rectangular kingswood tea caddy with triple interior of…

Regency Tea Caddy with Triple Matching Canisters

Regency rectangular kingswood tea caddy with triple interior of matching canisters with rosette ring handles c1820

Regency / Wiv Brazilian rosewood tea caddy, of waisted and…

Regency Brazilian Rosewood Tea Caddy

Regency / Wiv Brazilian rosewood tea caddy, of waisted and moulded form, 38 x 18 cm, 19.5 cm high

Regency mahogany and marquetry tea caddy, c. 1830, rectangular…

Regency Marquetry Tea Caddy with Ivory Keyhole

Regency mahogany and marquetry tea caddy, c. 1830, rectangular with marquetry and ebony string inlay on all sides and in the interior, with ivory keyhole, containing two removable canisters, height 12 cm width 18 cm depth 12 cm. Provenance: The collection…

Regency mahogany tea caddy twin lidded interior, on 4 ivory…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Twin Lids and Ivory Feet

Regency mahogany tea caddy twin lidded interior, on 4 ivory ball feet, circa 1825, length 24 cm.

A Regency mother-of-pearl tea caddy, English circa 1830, 11 cm…

Regency Mother-of-Pearl Tea Caddy (English, 1830)

A Regency mother-of-pearl tea caddy, English circa 1830, 11 cm high, 17 cm wide, 12 cm deep

A Regency period tortoise shell tea caddy, with ring side…

Regency Tortoise Shell Tea Caddy with Glass Mixing Bowl

A Regency period tortoise shell tea caddy, with ring side handles and original feet, glass mixing bowl

A Regency period mahogany tea caddy, with fitted interior

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Fitted Interior

A Regency period mahogany tea caddy, with fitted interior

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy the interior with 2…

Rosewood tea caddy with crystal bowl and lion feet

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy the interior with 2 lidded compartments and central crystal mixing bowl on brass lions paw feet (lacking handles) 30 cm width

A Regency tea caddy, casuarina and pine with brass lion handles…

Regency Tea Caddy with Brass Lion Handles

A Regency tea caddy, casuarina and pine with brass lion handles and bun feet, circa 1825, interior fitted with casuarina compartments and glass mixing bowl, 22 cm high, 31 cm wide, 15 cm deep

Regency Brazilian rosewood tea caddy brass inlid, with matching…

Brazilian Rosewood Tea Caddy with Matching Canisters and Bowl

Regency Brazilian rosewood tea caddy brass inlid, with matching canisters to interior, and Bristol blue glass mixing bowl, lion head mask handles, length 30 cm; height 16 cm

Regency flame mahogany tea caddy inlaid and strung with various…

Regency Flame Mahogany Tea Caddy with Inlay and Ivory Accents

Regency flame mahogany tea caddy inlaid and strung with various woods, ivory key escutcheon, lion ring handles, matching twin interior compartments, with ivory knobs, circa 1820, length 25 cm; height 16 cm

An antique Dutch silver tea caddy in the Regency style, circa…

Regency-style Dutch Silver Tea Caddy, Circa 1820

An antique Dutch silver tea caddy in the Regency style, circa 1820, 11 cm high, 202 grams

Stunning Regency inlaid tea caddy, of sarcophagus form with…

Regency Inlaid Tea Caddy with Brass Scrollwork and Bun Feet

Stunning Regency inlaid tea caddy, of sarcophagus form with twin turned handles, inlaid with brass scroll work, the cover opening to reveal a central bowl, flanked by inlaid compartments, on bun feet, 32 x 18 cm

A Regency Killarney ware arbutus wood and yew marquetry inlaid…

Regency Tea Caddy with Muckross Abbey Marquetry Inlay

A Regency Killarney ware arbutus wood and yew marquetry inlaid tea caddy, Irish, circa 1820, of sarcophagus form with a penwork panel of Muckross Abbey, 13.5 cm high, 26 cm wide, 13 cm deep. Note: The Muckross Abbey ruins, founded near Killarney by the…

A Regency brass inlaid rosewood tea caddy, circa 1830, the…

Brass Inlaid Rosewood Tea Caddy with Glass Bowl

A Regency brass inlaid rosewood tea caddy, circa 1830, the interior fitted with a central heavy molded glass blending bowl and two tea boxes with rosewood lids, 15 cm high, 30.5 cm wide, 16.5 cm deep

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy the interior with 2…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Glass Mixing Bowl

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy the interior with 2 lidded compartments and central glass mixing bowl, 31 cm width

Regency mahogany tea caddy/stationery box, sarcophagus form…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy/Stationery Box on Ball Feet

Regency mahogany tea caddy/stationery box, sarcophagus form with boxwood stringing on ball feet adapted from a tea caddy to a stationery box, 30 cm width

Regency rosewood and brass inlaid tea caddy oblong shape, the…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Brass Inlay and Handles

Regency rosewood and brass inlaid tea caddy oblong shape, the hinged lid revealing an interior with 2 lidded compartments and central well, with ornate brass handles and ball feet, 31 cm width

Regency rosewood and brass tea caddy sarcophagus shape with…

Ornate Rosewood Tea Caddy with Brass Inlays

Regency rosewood and brass tea caddy sarcophagus shape with ornate brass floral and scroll inlays, 25 cm width.

Regency mahogany stationery box, adapted from a tea caddy…

Regency Mahogany Stationery Box with Swing Handle

Regency mahogany stationery box, adapted from a tea caddy oblong shape with small swing handle to the lid, 29.5 cm width

Regency rosewood tea caddy sarcophagus shape, (lacks interior…

Rosewood Tea Caddy and Walnut Stationery Stand

Regency rosewood tea caddy sarcophagus shape, (lacks interior fittings and escutcheon), together with a burr walnut stationery stand with gilt metal embellishments.

An elegant Regency mahogany sarcophagus tea caddy, with ring…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Mother of Pearl Inlay

An elegant Regency mahogany sarcophagus tea caddy, with ring side handles, squat bun feet, two compartments to the interior flanking a cavity for a mixing bowl. Inlaid mother of pearl floral motifs to the lid and as the keyhole escutcheon. 31 x 16 x 20 cm.

A Regency mahogany sarcophagus tea caddy, with ring side…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Mixing Bowl Cavity

A Regency mahogany sarcophagus tea caddy, with ring side handles (one faulted), squat bun feet, two compartments to the interior flanking a cavity for a mixing bowl. 31 x 16 x 20 cm.

Regency rosewood tea caddy sarcophagus top, with fitted…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Crystal Glass and Fitted Interior

Regency rosewood tea caddy sarcophagus top, with fitted interior, wooden handles and crystal glass, height 21 cm, length 34 cm, depth 16.5 cm

An exceptional Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, the…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Tea Caddy with Inlaid Brass and Crystal

An exceptional Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, the exterior with gilt cut brass, mop and abalone decorative inlays, enclosing two original conforming compartments flanking the cut crystal footed mixing bowl, captured ring side handles and…

A fine Regency mother of pearl and tortoiseshell tea caddy, the…

Regency Mother of Pearl & Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

A fine Regency mother of pearl and tortoiseshell tea caddy, the sarcophagus shaped body with canted corners fully veneered with mother of pearl and tortoiseshell in a lozenge design. The interior containing two partly veneered tortoiseshell tea cannisters…

Regency mahogany 3 section tea caddy with boxwood inlay and…

Regency Tea Caddy with Boxwood Inlay and Ivory Knobs

Regency mahogany 3 section tea caddy with boxwood inlay and interior ivory knobs, 28.5 cm wide, 15 cm deep, 16 cm high

A Regency rosewood tea caddy. 18 cm high, 30 cm wide, 16 cm…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy - Elegant Storage Solution

A Regency rosewood tea caddy. 18 cm high, 30 cm wide, 16 cm deep.

A Regency mahogany two division tea caddy with mixing bowl. 20…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Mixing Bowl

A Regency mahogany two division tea caddy with mixing bowl. 20 cm high, 30 cm wide, 15 cm deep.

A Regency mahogany tea caddy, plain rectangular form with ebony…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Ebony Inlay and Fitted Interior

A Regency mahogany tea caddy, plain rectangular form with ebony strung borders, minor losses, gilded brass captured ring handles and ball feet, original fitted interior with twin compartments and a glass mixing bowl.

Regency Sarcophagus tea caddy triple interior with glass bowl

Regency Glass Triple Tea Caddy Sarcophagus

Regency Sarcophagus tea caddy triple interior with glass bowl

A Regency flame mahogany tea caddy, sarcophagus form, captured…

Regency Flame Mahogany Tea Caddy with Inlay and Label

A Regency flame mahogany tea caddy, sarcophagus form, captured ring side handles, M-'o-P inlay and escutcheon, the interior with twin compartments and maker's/retailer's label. Small veneer flaw.

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, with twin lidded…

Rosewood Tea Caddy with Glass Mixing Bowl

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, with twin lidded interior and central glass mixing bowl

A Regency burr walnut tea caddy, of sarcophagus shape, the…

Regency Burr Walnut Tea Caddy with Sarcophagus Shape

A Regency burr walnut tea caddy, of sarcophagus shape, the interior with two compartments flanking a cavity for bowl. 33 cm x 18 cm x 20 cm

A Regency mahogany tea caddy with satinwood stringing, oblong,…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Satinwood Stringing

A Regency mahogany tea caddy with satinwood stringing, oblong, the interior with two compartments flanking a well for bowl. 29 cm x 14.5 cm x 14.5 cm

Regency rosewood and silver tea caddy rosewood with silver…

Regency Rosewood & Silver Tea Caddy with Interior Compartments

Regency rosewood and silver tea caddy rosewood with silver borders and corners, with 2 interior lidded compartments, circa 1820, length 21 cm, height 10 cm

Two Regency tortoiseshell tea caddies, early 19th century, each…

Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddies with Mother of Pearl Inlay

Two Regency tortoiseshell tea caddies, early 19th century, each enclosing two covers. One inlaid with mother of pearl, the other of sarcophagus form, the largest 15 cm high, 20.5 cm wide, 13 cm deep.

Regency rosewood tea caddy of sarcophagus form on bun feet (one…

Rosewood Tea Caddy on Bun Feet

Regency rosewood tea caddy of sarcophagus form on bun feet (one missing)

Regency mahogany tea caddy rectangular form, with satinwood…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Satinwood Cross Banding

Regency mahogany tea caddy rectangular form, with satinwood cross banding

A Regency rosewood tea caddy box c.1830's, the interior later…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Velvet Lining

A Regency rosewood tea caddy box c.1830's, the interior later relined with velvet, height 17 cm, width 30 cm, depth 15 cm

A Regency rosewood sarcophagus shaped tea caddy English, circa…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Crystal Mixing Bowl

A Regency rosewood sarcophagus shaped tea caddy English, circa 1810, fitting interior with crystal mixing bowl. Height 16 x 34 x 20 cm

Regency brass inlaid tea caddy c1825, with Bramah type lock,…

Regency Brass Inlaid Tea Caddy with Bramah Lock and Accessories

Regency brass inlaid tea caddy c1825, with Bramah type lock, interior with twin vaulted top canisters, original finely cut bowl and tea caddy spoon, 33 cm, length, 16 cm, height approx

Regency rosewood sarcophagus caddy with intricate brass inlay,…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Caddy with Brass Inlay, c.1825

Regency rosewood sarcophagus caddy with intricate brass inlay, triple interior with matching canisters, c.1825

Regency rosewood sarcophagus caddy edged in boxwood, matching…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Caddy with Matching Canisters

Regency rosewood sarcophagus caddy edged in boxwood, matching triple interior with lidded canisters, rosewood side handles with brass rings, c.1825

Large Regency rosewood tea caddy sarcophagus shape with double…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Canisters and Bowl, c.1830

Large Regency rosewood tea caddy sarcophagus shape with double angled top, twin canisters and original bowl with ground pontil, with key, c.1830

Large Regency Brazilian rosewood sarcophagus caddy of waisted…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Caddy with Gilt Handles, c1830

Large Regency Brazilian rosewood sarcophagus caddy of waisted form, triple interior with lidded canisters and cut glass bowl, with gilt brass ring handles, c1830

Regency pallisander tea caddy of curved sarcophagus form, with…

Regency Pallisander Tea Caddy with Matching Canisters, c1825

Regency pallisander tea caddy of curved sarcophagus form, with flowerhead ring handles and ornate paw feet, triple interior with matching canisters, c1825

Large Regency casuarina tea caddy inlaid with various woods,…

Regency Casuarina Tea Caddy with Inlays and Canisters

Large Regency casuarina tea caddy inlaid with various woods, the triple interior with matching inlays and lidded canisters, sphinx ring handles to sides, with key, c1825

Large rare Regency sarcophagus tea caddy in coromandel wood…

Regency Coromandel Sarcophagus Tea Caddy, c1825

Large rare Regency sarcophagus tea caddy in coromandel wood with ebony feet and ring handles, the interior with matching vaulted canisters and original bowl, c1825

Regency sarcophagus tea caddy in burr yew wood strung in…

Regency Burr Yew Sarcophagus Tea Caddy, c1820

Regency sarcophagus tea caddy in burr yew wood strung in boxwood with ring handles and matching twin lidded interior with ebony knobs, c1820

Regency flame mahogany tea caddy with boxwood stringing, the…

Regency Lion Mask Tea Caddy with Brass Feet, c1825

Regency flame mahogany tea caddy with boxwood stringing, the lid with large lion mask handle, on brass ball feet, c1825

Regency rosewood tea caddy, of sarcophagus form, boxwood strung,…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Ivory Knobs and Lion Handles

Regency rosewood tea caddy, of sarcophagus form, boxwood strung, twin lidded interior with ivory knobs, lion ring handles & claw feet, c1820, 18.5 cm x 11 cm, 14.5 cm

Large Regency dark rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, with large…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Brass Handles and Interior

Large Regency dark rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, with large brass ring handles, bun feet and triple section interior with mixing bowl, c1825, 36 cm x 20 cm, 23 cm high

Regency Chinoiserie lacquered tea caddy, with gold painted…

Regency Gold Lacquered Tea Caddy with Chinoiserie Design

Regency Chinoiserie lacquered tea caddy, with gold painted figures & birds, twin interior of engraved double lidded pewter containers & claw feet, c1820, 23 cm x 17 cm, 13 cm high

Regency casuarina sarcophagus shape tea caddy, boxwood strung…

Regency Tea Caddy with Sarcophagus Shape and Inlay

Regency casuarina sarcophagus shape tea caddy, boxwood strung and inlaid, matching interior with lined ivory knobs, c1810, 18 cm x 11 cm, 13.5 cm high

Regency pumpkin shape chinoiserie tea caddy, lacquered & gold…

Regency Chinoiserie Tea Caddy with Gold Painted Pumpkin Shape

Regency pumpkin shape chinoiserie tea caddy, lacquered & gold painted, c1820, 22 cm x 17 cm, 13 cm high

Rare Pollard oak Regency period tea caddy, of bomb sarcophagus…

Regency Oak Tea Caddy with Fruit Basket Handles

Rare Pollard oak Regency period tea caddy, of bomb sarcophagus shape, interior with lidded canisters and basket of fruit handles, c1825, 32 cm x 17 cm, 19 cm

Large Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, the interior with…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Tea Caddy with Brass Accents

Large Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy, the interior with vaulted canisters and cut glass bowl, ornate brass ring handles & ball feet, c1830, 35 cm x 19 cm, 21 cm high

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy with double lidded…

Rosewood Sarcophagus Tea Caddy with Double Lid & Handles

Regency rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy with double lidded interior and turned carrying handles

Regency rosewood caddy of canted sarcophagus form, with brass…

Regency Rosewood Caddy with Brass Handles and Ivory Escutcheon

Regency rosewood caddy of canted sarcophagus form, with brass ring handles and shaped ivory escutcheon, matching interior canisters. c1820, 32 cm x 15 cm, 18.5 cm high

Regency rosewood sarcophagus caddy boxwood strung, with…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Caddy with Lion Handles

Regency rosewood sarcophagus caddy boxwood strung, with original paw feet and lion handles, twin lidded interior with ivory knobs. c1820, 19 cm x 11.5 cm, 15 cm high

Regency Chinoiserie caddy with gold paint depicting Chinese…

Regency Chinoiserie Gold Painted Caddy on Paw Feet

Regency Chinoiserie caddy with gold paint depicting Chinese scenes, on paw feet and with diamond shaped escutcheon. c1810, 19.5 cm x 13 cm, 14 cm high

Regency rosewood bow fronted caddy with divided interior, on…

Regency Rosewood Bow Fronted Caddy with Divided Interior

Regency rosewood bow fronted caddy with divided interior, on bun feet with diamond shaped escutcheon. c1810, 33.3 cm x 17.2 cm, 14 cm high

Regency burr yew tea caddy of canted sarcophagus shape, with…

Regency Burr Yew Tea Caddy with Rosewood Interior

Regency burr yew tea caddy of canted sarcophagus shape, with triple section interior of rosewood and ivory thread escutcheon. c1820, 31 cm x 14.5 cm, 17 cm high

Regency caddy in Brazilian rosewood with 3 lidded interior, on…

Regency Rosewood Caddy with Three Lidded Interior

Regency caddy in Brazilian rosewood with 3 lidded interior, on ball feet. c1830, 32.5 cm x 16.5 cm, 18 cm high

Regency period rosewood tea caddy 33 cm wide, 17.5 cm deep, 20…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy - 33x17.5x20cm

Regency period rosewood tea caddy 33 cm wide, 17.5 cm deep, 20 cm high

Large Regency parquetry tea caddy of many woods, including…

Regency Parquetry Tea Caddy, Sarcophagus Shape, c1830

Large Regency parquetry tea caddy of many woods, including ebony, satinwood, maple, fruitwood, mahogany, and burr yew. Sarcophagus shape with a 3 division interior, c1830, 32 cm x 17.5 cm, 19.5 cm high

Regency casuarina caddy with complicated angled bombe shape,…

Regency Ivory Inlaid Caddy with Lion Mask Handles

Regency casuarina caddy with complicated angled bombe shape, and twin lidded interior, ivory knobs, lion mask handles and paw feet, inlaid and strung. c1810, 22 cm x 12.5 cm, 15.5 cm high

A Regency mahogany tea caddy, the interior fitted with two…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Glass Mixing Bowl

A Regency mahogany tea caddy, the interior fitted with two lidded canisters flanking a glass mixing bowl. 31 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm

Regency sarcophagus tea caddy in Brazilian rosewood, with twin…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Brass Feet and Ivory Escutcheon

Regency sarcophagus tea caddy in Brazilian rosewood, with twin lidded interior, brass ball feet, ring handle, the stringing and handles of boxwood, ivory escutcheon, c1825.

Regency IV tea caddy, made from Brazilian rosewood, with 3…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Ivory Escutcheon

Regency IV tea caddy, made from Brazilian rosewood, with 3 section interior and lidded compartments, ivory shield escutcheon. 18 cm by 33 cm long.

A Regency mahogany tea caddy, sarcpophagus form, the hinged lid…

Regency Mahogany Tea Caddy with Lid and Compartments

A Regency mahogany tea caddy, sarcpophagus form, the hinged lid enclosing two original lidded compartments.

A Regency rosewood inlaid tea caddy, of sarcophagus form, fine…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Satinwood Inlay

A Regency rosewood inlaid tea caddy, of sarcophagus form, fine satinwood inlaid panels with elaborate scrolling frame, captured ring handles, the interior with two lidded compartments.

A Regency rosewood tea caddy, plain sarcophagus form,…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay

A Regency rosewood tea caddy, plain sarcophagus form, mother-of-pearl- inlaid escutcheon, vacant interior. 28.5 cm x 13.5 cm x 15.5 cm

A good Regency tortoiseshell tea caddy, rectangular form with…

Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with Ivory Trim

A good Regency tortoiseshell tea caddy, rectangular form with hinged panelled lid, ivory trim, two tortoiseshell covered interior lids, raised on compressed circular bone feet. 18.5 cm x 10 cm x 12 cm

A Regency rosewood tea caddy, sarcophagus form, the interior…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Glass Bowl

A Regency rosewood tea caddy, sarcophagus form, the interior with two lidded compartments and an old glass mixing bowl. A.F.

Large Regency Brazilian rosewood sarcophagus caddy, with gilt…

Regency Rosewood Sarcophagus Caddy with Ivory Fittings

Large Regency Brazilian rosewood sarcophagus caddy, with gilt brass lion ring handles, the interior with lidded compartments and mixing bowl, ivory fittings, 16 cm x 31.5 cm, 17 cm high

A Regency rosewood tea caddy, sarcophagus form, the interior…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Engraved Mixing Bowl

A Regency rosewood tea caddy, sarcophagus form, the interior with two removable hinge lidded compartments flanking the engraved mixing bowl.

Regency rosewood an amboyna tea caddy, in sarcophagus form with…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Marquetry and Bun Feet

Regency rosewood an amboyna tea caddy, in sarcophagus form with marquetry, ring handles and bun feet

Regency beefwood tea caddy, with brass ring handles and…

Regency Beefwood Tea Caddy with Satinwood Interior

Regency beefwood tea caddy, with brass ring handles and interior of satinwood with central mixing bowl. Length 30 cm Height 18 cm

Regency Casuarina tea caddy, with sarcophagus shape, brass…

Regency Casuarina Tea Caddy with Brass Handles and Feet

Regency Casuarina tea caddy, with sarcophagus shape, brass 'Basket of Fruit' side handles, interior inlaid with casurina lids and turned ivory handles on brass bun feet. 21 cm wide, 13.5 cm deep, 15.5 high

Regency Brazilian rosewood tea caddy, with three section…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Ebony Canisters

Regency Brazilian rosewood tea caddy, with three section interior with sarcophagus shaped ebony canisters, rosewood ring handles on reeded bun feet, 37 cm wide, 17.5 cm deep, 20 cm high

Regency sarcophagus tea caddy, with Burr maple and ebony…

Regency Burr Maple Tea Caddy with Ebony Sarcophagus

Regency sarcophagus tea caddy, with Burr maple and ebony sarcophagus, twin lidded interior, Lion mask handles, 23 wide, 15.5 high

Regency casuarina sarcophagus tea caddy, with inlaid top and…

Regency Tea Caddy with Inlaid Top and Lion Handles

Regency casuarina sarcophagus tea caddy, with inlaid top and interior lids and lion mask handles, 18.5 cm wide, 11.6 cm deep, 14.1 cm high

Regency period sarcophagus tea caddy, flame mahogany with twin…

Regency Flame Mahogany Tea Caddy with Twin Lids

Regency period sarcophagus tea caddy, flame mahogany with twin lidded interior, 22 cm wide, 16 cm high approx

Regency rosewood tea caddy, with brass inlay, lion ring handles,…

Regency Rosewood Tea Caddy with Brass Inlay and Lion Handles

Regency rosewood tea caddy, with brass inlay, lion ring handles, 3 section interior and brass barrel canisters, 35 cm wide, 16.3 cm deep, 16.3 cm high

A Regency rosewood tea chest, circa 1815, of sarcophagus shape…

Regency Rosewood Tea Chest with Elaborate Cast Feet

A Regency rosewood tea chest, circa 1815, of sarcophagus shape with boxwood edging, a bone escutcheon, twin lion and ring brass handles and raised on elaborate cast shell feet, the fitted interior with hinged caddies and a glass mixing bowl, with a silver…