Lot 1641 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 31st January 2020)
Sold for £85
Lid does not sit flush with body of caddy, with some loss of wood to left hand side.
Some chips and scratches throughout.
Interior support for lid on far right pocket has came away fro, the body but is present.
Please see additional images for further condition.
VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND FIGURED WALNUT BOMBE SARCOPHAGUS TEA CADDY,
the hinged cover revealing an interior with three lidded compartments, on bun feet, 33cm wide
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