Antique Tea Caddy, Victorian Parquetry (English) cube shaped in rosewood and other woods. Inlay of block shapes (tumbling blocks) gives a 3-dimensional effect. Sides inlaid with geometric pattern of pennants. Boxwood stringing around all edges. Ivory keyhole escutcheon.
FORBES COFFEE BIN This is another wonderful early store bin. This one hild Forbes Reliable Coffee. the coffee was made in St Louis by Jas. H. forbes Tea & Coffee Co. The bin has great wild orange and black graphics that look like something out of the 1960's but this piece dates circa 1900.