A rare early 19th century Dutch marquetry theestoof, (tea stand) converted to a letter box
Lot 341
A rare early 19th century Dutch marquetry theestoof, (tea stand) converted to a letter box
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rare early 19th century Dutch marquetry theestoof, (tea stand)
converted to a letter box
Of cylindrical form, the moulded top with later acorn finial above a cupboard and a drawer, with gilt-metal carrying handles to each side, raised on cabriole legs, alterations24.5cm diameter (9.5 inches), 60cm high (23.5 inches).

Footnotes

  • The teestoof was invented in the late 18th century and was a prestigious piece of furniture at the time. The stove originally had a zinc liner and the drawer was used for warm coals.
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