Lot 920

A 19TH CENTURY GILT-METAL MOUNTED JAPANNED RECTANGULAR TEA CADDY

With compartmentalised interior, on claw and ball feet, 21cm wide; 16cm high

Please note this lot is 19th Century.
Estimate: £250 - £350
Hammer price: £700
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Condition report: 

Inevitable scuffs, scrathes, dents, small chips and marks commensurate with wear, use and age. Most notably wear and loss along the edges of the hinged lid and particular  loss and damage to the back edge. Various light cracks. Wear and loss of detail to the painted decoration. 

Tarnishing to mounts. 

Missing mounts to the back vertical edges. Some missing pins, some later including possibly the two screws into the escutcheon. 

Velvet lining later. 

Lock loose. 

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