tea caddy

tea caddy

"So you decided to make a tea caddy, eh?"

"Tasteful choice."

"This tasteful mahogany tea caddy has a smooth reddish finish - just the thing to flaunt in a Victorian front room!"

A bit about your wonder

This tea caddy is over 150 years old. Tea was quite expensive when it was first brought to Britain, so better-off familes wanted lockable tea caddies to match.

But even when the drink itself became cheaper, the caddy was a must-have luxury item.

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