SOLD! for $2,160.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $800.00
- High Estimate: $900.00
- Realized: $2,160.00
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1st item: Regency silver mounted and inlaid tortoiseshell tea caddy with double compartments. Slightly domed hinged lid having line inlay and a rounded, rectangular top handle, over a rectangular form body with rounded edges with a square-shaped keyhole escutcheon, terminating in four round feet. Interior fitted with two compartments having lids with round knobs. Silver is not hallmarked. 4 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W x 3 3/8" D. 2nd item: Mahogany tea caddy with three compartments. Slightly domed hinged lid lined in light brown velvet over a rectangular form body with inlaid escutcheon depicting a lidded compote, terminating in a molded base. Interior fitted with two open compartments flanking a central compartment with a hinged lid having a round metal knob. 5 1/2" H x 11 1/4" W x 6 1/4" D. 3rd item: Georgian octagonal inlaid box with interior compartment. Flat hinged lid having an inlaid escutcheon depicting a scalloped shape surrounded by a line border, over an octagonal form body with a diamond-shaped keyhole escutcheon and additional fan-shaped and panel form escutcheons. 5 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W x 5" D. All items 19th century.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Peggy Lambert, Maryville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Boxes do not retain keys. 1st item: Lid has become separated from hardware. Areas of cracking, loss, largest 1 3/4" x 1/2", to tortoise shell. Top handle and two feet are later replacements. Peeling to interior paper. 2nd item: Areas of loss to corners of caddy, largest 1/2" x 1/2". 4" x 1/4" area of staining to right side of caddy. Interior hinged lid with old repaired 3 3/4" break. Peeling to interior paper. 3rd item: Areas of loss, largest 2 3/4", to wood, areas of natural age shrinkage, largest 6 1/4". Peeling to interior paper.