Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs

Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs
Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs

Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs

Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, Now a Treasure Chest, Box, Figural Hunting Dogs, Ornate Appliques. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent.

We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Wonderful antique European Napoleon III or Victorian era 9 3/4 double well tea caddy box, missing interior fittings but in solid oak and with ornate silver or nickel plated appliques including large lid cartouche with intricate forest & hunting dogs or hounds & game bird scene! Visually, this one is simply fantastic.

Dark toned oak construction and the extensive silver finished cast bronze appliques contrast beautifully! A varitable treasure chest now, wouldn't you say? It looks like the interior would have had a center divider and lids originally as you would expect from a double well tea caddy.

Also possible that it was fitted to hold a decanter and had fittings for tobacco/smoking paraphernalia but it's missing all fittings and only has the replacement fabric lining in the base. This one has a working lock with old skeleton key. A magnificent decorative accent, don't miss it! I've shown enlarged, close-up photos so peruse and enjoy.

As noted, all interior fittings/fixtures have been removed. The corner fox/wolf figures on the lid have some chipping (one nearly half gone) and there is a small section to the beaded stripping missing from the right side. An age/drying split to the front right side corner area of the lid panel. There is also extensive wear to the silvered finish on the appliqu├ęs, with the coppery colored metal showing. All original hardware and working lock with key.

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Antique Victorian Era 9.75 Oak Tea Caddy, a Treasure Chest, Box, Hunting Dogs