A brass bound mahogany Tea Caddy.
The caddy has two removable canisters to the interior with a round fitting in between them to take a glass mixing bowl. The top is fitted with stay hinges to hold it open and has shaped brass corners. These corner fittings and the straps all retain their original gilt lacquer. The box has lion mask handles to the sides and a shaped escutcheon plate to the front. Early 19th Century.