TC138: A continental pearwood tea caddy decorated with cut
steel. Circa 1820-1840.
The cut steel pins are faceted and
jewel-like. Cut steel was used in the late 18th Century for
jewelry and precious objects. The pins are faceted like precious
1820-1840 Materials: pearwood and steel.
Size: It measures 7.1 inches
wide by 4.7 inches deep and it is 4 inches high:
wide by 12 cm deep by 10 cm high.
overall, some cracking to the veneer see images.
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