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A Victorian Tunbridgeware and maple veneered tea caddy, last quarter 19th century
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A Victorian Tunbridgeware and maple veneered tea caddy, last quarter 19th century

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A Victorian Tunbridgeware and maple veneered tea caddy, last quarter 19th century
Of rectangular form, the cover inset with a detail of Eridge Castle within a foliate border, a conforming border to the front, the interior with twin subsidiary covers with further parquetry -- 8in. (20.3cm.) wide
See back cover illustration.
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Lot Essay

Tunbridgeware boxes of related design showing Eridge castle are illustrated in E.H. & E.R. Pinto Tunbridge and Scottish Souvenir Woodware, London 1970, fig.13.
A superstructure atop the tallest tower of the castle was demolished around 1874, and earlier Tunbridgeware views of the castle include it. The supersrtucture is not present in this example.
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