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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 544

Group of Three Tea Caddies

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

British/American, 18th/early 19th century, comprising: Chippendale mahogany example of rectangular form, hinged lid opening to divided interior, brass escutcheon and carrying handle, with sliding panel revealing hidden drawer, on bracket feet, 6-1/2 x 10 x 5-3/8 in.; walnut Georgian example of octagonal form, diamond ivory escutcheon and interior lid handle, 5 x 4-5/8 x 4-1/2 in.; mahogany and tulip wood Georgian example of sarcophagus form, hinged lid opening to divided and painted interior, 6 x 10 x 6-1/4 in.

Provenance: The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple


scattered surface scratches and bumps; octagonal example with some cracks and separations at corners; sarcophagus form with some cracks and small chips throughout, some losses and repairs to inlay; Chippendale example with some warping to lid, missing one interior divider