Regency rosewood tea caddy


Regency rosewood tea caddy

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Brazilian Rosewood Tea Caddy Inlaid with Mother of Pearl C 1840.

 

An exceptional Brazilian Rosewood Tea Caddy finely inlaid with mother of pearl C 1840.

 

The shape of this caddy combines elements and influences characteristic of the  nineteenth century. It is structured in an architectural form combining tapered  and pyramid lines which make this caddy a strong statement of the robust and elegant style of the late Regency and early Victorian.

 

Brazilian rosewood (Dalbergia Nigra) is the most prized cabinet wood of this period. The figuring of the wood in this caddy which contrasts dark and light striations is particularly striking.

 

The interior contains one compartment for storing small things laceada pine wood by hand. Is new.

 

 

Measures: 25,5 cm x 17,5 cm x 11 cm  (approximately 10" x 7" x 4,5")

Weight aproximately: 1,5 kg

 

 

These little artworks had a privileged location on the best english homes during the XIX century, accompanied the nobles on their journeys and the senior offices in their campaigns. They were extremely useful and also a sign of distinction.

Take this opportunity. The current global economic situation has made this type of works have a bargain price when valuing the wood they are made of, their age and their perfect finish. But this situation will no longer last as probably soon  these works will reach again the prices they used to have.

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