S/1889 Antique Victorian Papier Mache Tea Caddy
A most attractive papier mache lacquered two compartment tea caddy, having mother of pearl knobs and a hinged lid with a glazed oval painted scene of a riverside church and bridge, within a brass surround. The body is decorated with intricate designs of red, green and gold and is raised on small protruding bracket feet, and is fitted with a key.
Stamped on the base: Lane - Birmingham below a crown
7½ in. (19 cm.) Wide
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) Deep
5 in. (12.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1870