Carved wood pear shaped Tea Box, English 1930s
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Category: Tea box
Condition: some surface wear
Size: Height: 23 cm Diameter: 11 cm
Style note — technically Traditional or Retro style refers to a new item that imitates any old style and design. Homewares, products in such style were produced from around the 1970s onward. Retro designed items often have a mix of decorative elements from several different styles that were popular in the past.
Facts of Lavish Cool history — British Tea was a drink prepared from elder, ash and hawthorn tree buds. In old times it was commonly sold as a fake tea, because real tea prices were very high.