Here on Antiques world we stock some of the most beautiful Antique Tea Caddies, Writing Slopes & Small Boxes and you can view our current selection for sale here on our collectables category. Below is previous sold examples to show you the different beautiful pieces that we often offer and if any particular design looks of interest please let us know so we can inform you of similar pieces when they come in stock.
Superb Quality Large Flamed Mahogany Antique Tea Caddy
This Victorian, circa 1840, antique tea caddy is of superb quality and constructed from flamed mahogany. It has a strikingly shaped lid which when opened reveals two original tea boxes with hinged lids and a glass mixing bowl (with hairline crack).This elegantly styled caddy is of superb quality with a wonderfully striking flamed mahogany finish. It stands on small turned bun feet and is a rich medium shade of mahogany with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.
Fabulous Quality Victorian Burr Walnut Antique Tea Caddy
This Fabulous Quality Victorian Burr Walnut Antique Tea Caddy circa, 1860 is constructed from beautifully figured burr walnut with a kingwood cross banded edge. The interior has two removable lids with turned handles.
Unusual Victorian Coromandel Antique Desk Stand
We are pleased to offer this fine quality Victorian Antique Desk Stand dating from ca. 1880 and has been constructed using rare decorative Coromandel. It has a dome top lid with decorative brass fittings and comes with two glass inkwells with brass lids that sit neatly above a pen tray. Under the dome lid is a small brass button, that when pressed releases a concealed writing slope with tooled leather writing insert. This is a very well crafted piece standing on small bun feet and finished in a rich dark Coromandel wood that has a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.
This Superb Quality Victorian, Rich walnut Writing Slope dates from ca. 1890 and comes with a domed lid with brass plaques, key and working lock. The interior has a blue leather writing inset, concealed compartments, a removable pen rest and ink bottle with brass lid.
This Very Attractive Large Figured Rosewood Antique Writing Slope with Brass Inlay dates from the Victorian era circa, 1860. It is of large proportions and the interior comprises of the original tooled leather writing insert, pen holder and inkwell. There is also an appealing secret compartment which has three small drawers.
This Charming Small Inlaid Mahogany Antique Tea Caddy/ Jewellery Box dates from the Georgian era circa 1800. It is simple in design with two beautiful oval shell inlays. It features a delightful boxwood string inlay around the edges and has a diamond shaped key escutcheon.
This Rich Victorian Mahogany Antique Writing Slope circa, 1870 has been constructed from beautifully figured mahogany with an attractive mother of pearl inlaid centre and key with working lock. The interior comprises of a tooled red leather writing insert, inkwell and removable pen holder. There is also a removable internal shelf.
This Superb Antique Victorian Walnut Writing Slope circa, 1870 has been constructed from beautifully figured walnut with brass plaque and corner brackets. The interior comprises of an early, possibly original tooled leather writing insert, removable pen tray and secret compartment with three hidden drawers.
Unusual Pair Of Antique Victorian Solid Rosewood Boxes.
Dating from around 1890 this near pair of antique rosewood boxes make the ideal jewellery storage or stationery box. They have decorative metal straps, key escutcheons and central engraved plaques. Both are constructed from the finest quality solid rosewood which is beautifully figured. One of the boxes is slightly finer in detail implying that they were originally made as a ‘His & Hers’ pair.
Dating from around 1890 in the Victorian period this antique oak stationery box is a quality find. It has a sloping front along with key and working lock and original brass key escutcheon. The interior is divided into several compartments with interesting carved separators.
Exceptional Quality, Regency, Inlaid Antique Jewellery Box
Dating from around 1830, this beautiful Regency antique jewellery box is made from inlaid mahogany and is of exceptional quality. It has a shaped lid with central flamed mahogany panel with a boxwood string inlay frame. The exemplary craftsmanship becomes self evident within the interior. The underside of the lid has been painstakingly decorated with quarter veneer panels and a central flamed mahogany oval inlay surrounded by boxwood and harewood string inlay banding. Within the storage compartment can be found a small crafted jewellery tray for those small precious items. This has been made to fit perfectly within the tapered box using ever so small hand cut dovetail joints and the extra extravagance of reeded edges to the top. When lifted out the tray reveals a slightly more roomy storage space for larger items.
This Stunning Quality Figured Burr Walnut Antique Stationary Box circa, 1870 is beautifully figured with an unusual mother of pearl inlaid diamond centre. The interior has a padded letter storage and lift out tray.
This Spectacular Birds Eye Maple Brass Inlaid Antique Victorian Work Box circa, 1890 has been constructed from beautifully figured birds eye maple with decorative brass inlaid top. The interior has a lift out tray with small brass handles and key with working lock. This wonderful work box would be ideal for anyone who loves antique collectables.