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A George III Harewood Tea Caddy

Stock No

1703

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2015
  • £1,650.00
  • €1,911 Euro
  • $1,978 US Dollar

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Item Description

A George III harewood tea caddy, the facing canted sides inlaid with columns, the front and lid with bats' wing paterae, these respective panels cross-banded with kingwood. Two further sides inlaid with yew wood ovals, inside a mahogany lid and purchase receipt from Charles Stewart, Wigmore Street, London, 1971. Harewood is initially silvery-gray in colour and produced by the process of boiling English sycamore veneer in a solution of ferrous (iron) sulfate. From the 17th century, the roots of sycamore trees were treated with ferrous sulphate for several years to induce the grey colouring "naturally". w.4 5/8 in x d.3 3/4 in x h.4 3/8 in

Item Info

Seller

WALPOLES

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

-

Period

18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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