Tea service porcelain and gold leaf. from the Meissen factory in Germany. Set consists of porcelain cups (Note no handles until mid teapot, angular tea caddy, oval sugar bowl and six cups and saucers, all resting on a gilt tray.
Locked mahogany tea caddy, English inlaid, Tea was a precious commodity and so the boxes were kept locked, with the mistress of the house holding the key. * The servents were given the 'dregs' of the tea to drink which were tea leaves used times.
rare George W. Shiebler and Co. antique sterling handmade filigree tea ball (tea infuser), c.
Antique Tea Caddy
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