Lot 398: GEORGE III FRUITWOOD TEA CADDY IN THE FORM OF A MELON, LATE EIGHTEENTH - EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.
25 October 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: Naturalistically carved with ribs and stem, the surface in mottled orange and green patina, traces of a foil-lined interior. Height 5 1/4 inches.Provenance: The Collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Tuxedo Park, New York.