• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    A GEORGE III FRUITWOOD PEACH-SHAPED TEA-CADDY

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III FRUITWOOD PEACH-SHAPED TEA-CADDY
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With leaf-decoration on one side, metal oval escutcheon and lock, with dark-stained stalk
    5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high


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    The peach-form of caddy is rare and it is rarer still to find one with its original leaf decoration.

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    Provenance

    Bought from Hampton Antiques, 2003.