Create Account

Enlarge Text
A A A
Tea Caddy
Tea Caddy

Tea caddy is the name for a small box made to hold tea leaves. In the eighteenth century, tea was very expensive and it was stored under lock and key. The first tea caddies were made with locks. By the nineteenth century, tea was more plentiful and the tea caddy was larger. Often there were two sections, one for green tea, one for black tea. Tea caddies were made of porcelain, silver, or, for the less well-to-do, painted tin. 

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2017-07-26T08:44:42.075Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 352117960550
                            [title] => CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN TEA CADDY, 18TH CENTURY, QIANLONG PERIOD
                            [globalId] => EBAY-GB
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 27316
                                    [categoryName] => Porcelain
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mGQ_dnbTaUV-JJDerXAztCQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tea-caddy&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=352117960550
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => MOCC
                                    [1] => PayPal
                                    [2] => PersonalCheck
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => TR96DF
                            [location] => United Kingdom
                            [country] => GB
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 13.05
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 49.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 65.23
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT1H15M6S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-07-19T10:00:47.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-07-26T09:59:48.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 292188173425
                            [title] => ANTIQUE CHINESE TEA CADDIES
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 162964
                                    [categoryName] => Tea Caddies
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mrKtMeEOgVKCd4jydw3EAAw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tea-caddy&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=292188173425
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 20005
                            [location] => Washington,District Of Columbia,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 22.0
                                    [shippingType] => FlatDomesticCalculatedInternational
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 20
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 350.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 350.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT1H37M53S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-07-19T10:22:35.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-07-26T10:22:35.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/292188173425_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 263096295478
                            [title] => China Blue and white porcelain tea caddy Draw scenery boat pot jar Kangxi mark
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37933
                                    [categoryName] => Vases
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mZq4M4pL18w5gw2xy8_hv6g/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tea-caddy&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=263096295478
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [location] => China
                            [country] => CN
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 29.0
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 49.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 49.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT3H22M24S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-07-19T12:07:06.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-07-26T12:07:06.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/263096295478_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => true
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 152630078903
                            [title] => Attractive vintage wooden tea caddy dating from the 1930s onwards
                            [globalId] => EBAY-GB
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 112159
                                    [categoryName] => Tea Caddies
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mTtfRozeWFdDGARpXHzTV4g/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tea-caddy&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=152630078903
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => RG120UG
                            [location] => United Kingdom
                            [country] => GB
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 26.1
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 0.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 1.29
                                    [bidCount] => 1
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT4H41M18S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-07-19T13:26:00.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-07-26T13:26:00.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 144
            [totalEntries] => 576
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=tea-caddy&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DTea%2BCaddy%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:tea-caddy
metakey:Tea Caddy
870,20081
Price Guide Listing for Tea Caddy
Login or Register to View Prices.
These items are part of the online price guide and not for sale.

You can sort by any title. Click on any of the top titles to sort. If you want to see how it works, click on “Year Priced.” All prices are reviewed by experts, but not every price has an image.

ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 Tea CaddyTortoiseshell Serpentine Front, 2 Compartments, c.1825, 5 x 8 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyTortoiseshell Silver Scroll Overlay, 1800s, 4 3/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyWalnut Burl, Mother-Of-Pearl, Wood Banded Inlays, England, c.1845, 6 x 10 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyAshElm, Walnut, Georgian, Inlaid, Brass Lion Handles, Paw Feet, 7 x 11 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyBentwoodGreen Paint, Round, Stenciled Tea, Flourishes, c.1875, 7 3/4 x 3 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyCalamanderBrass, Ivory Tag, Dome, Escutcheons, Compartments, William IV, c.1835, 9 x 10 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyEnamel Over SilverPagoda Shape, Beads, Jadeite Band, Chinese, c.1925, 5 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyEnamelCourting Scene, Flowers, Scrolls, Pink Ground, Continental, 1800s, 4 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyEnamelSilver, Hinged Lid, Tabernacle Shape, 1800s, 6 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodApple Shape, George III, c.1810, 5 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodApple Shape, George III, c.1810, 5 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodHinged Lid, Pear Shape, George III, c.1800, 7 x 4 x 4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodHinged Lid, Shell Inlay, c.1800, 4 1/2 x 7 1/8 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodMelon Shape, Carved, Ribs, Stem, Orange Mottled, Green Patina, George III, c.1780, 5 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodPear Shape, George III, c.1810, 6 1/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyFruitwoodPear Shape, Orange Shaded, George III, c.1780, 5 5/8 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyGiltBlack Lacquer, Figural Panels, Flower Borders, Pewter Canisters, Chinese, c.1850, 9 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyJapanCanted Corners, Gold Figural Panels, 5 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyLacquerBlack, Gilt, Allover Figures, Scrolls, Flowers, Paw Feet, Chinese, c.1820, 7 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyLacquerFigural Landscape, Rectangular, Fitted Pewter Interior, Chinese, c.1820, 9 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyLacquerGilt, Figural Reserves, Leaf Borders, Lobed, Hinged, Winged Dragon Feet, c.19002014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyMahoganyBarber Pole Inlay, Bail Handle, Rosette, Diamond Shape Escutcheon, c.1815, 5 1/2 x 5 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyMahoganyBombe Shape, Barber Pole Inlay, Brass Bail Handle, England, c.1800, 6 x 10 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyMahoganyCoffin Shape, Ivory Knobs, Bun Feet, Lion's Head Pulls, William IV, c.1835, 7 x 12 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Tea CaddyMahoganyCoffin Shape, Regency, c.1810, 6 3/4 x 12 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price


Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium