British/Continental, 19th/early 20th century, comprising: rectangular box in figured wood with brass mounts, marked "Howell James & Co./Regent Street London", three inset painted ceramic roundels with putti decoration, 5 x 8-1/4 x 3-1/2 in.; burlwood brass and ivory mounted games box, hinged lid opening to divided interior, 3-1/2 x 10 x 6 in.; dome top box with metal studs, handle, and feet, with key, 4 x 10 x 4-3/4 in.
Provenance: Private Collection, Colorado
Note: From a private collection representing 18th and 19th century tea caddies and boxes of various designs from America, Britain, Asia and Europe. Note: ?This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.
scattered surface scratches and bumps, some spotting and discoloration to brass mounts, some staining and losses to interior linings