Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900

£75.00 

  • Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900
  • Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900
  • Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900
  • Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900
  • Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900
  • Medium Brass Tea Box, English Circa 1900

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Category: Tea box

Unusual medium tea box and lid in brass of a square shape with shark skin pattern surface and a Neo-Classical scene; antique English Victorian circa 1900.

Condition: some dents

Size: Wide: 10 cm Height: 14 cm

Style note — Neo-classical style looks back at and draws its design inspiration from the ancient Greece and Rome, and uses those elements in decoration. Most neo-classical items are defined by straight and clean lines, elegant repetitive floral patterns, floral garlands and gadrooning.

Facts of Lavish History bits — large imports of tea to Europe from China began in the 17th century. Tea arrived along with the spice trade and other luxury goods, such as porcelain.

Color: Gold

Country: English

Material: Brass

Style: Neo-classical