Apple Shaped Tea Caddy in Fruit Wood Circa 1780
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SOLD This all original tea caddy comes from circa 1780 and was used to house tea. The wooden box was shaped to look like an apple with a stem pull on the top and a brass metal key hole built into the side for security of the highly valuable commodity. The inside of the box is colored with residue from years of use.
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Good antique condition, some surface wearing, all original, missing key.
5"W x 5"D x 4.5"H