Quillwork Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, hexagonal box with hinged lid, with finely rolled polychrome and gilt paper under glass panels depicting flowers and bowknotted leaves, two panels with cottages beside a river, enhanced with mica chips; one panel with the initials "HC," the framework with inlaid black borders, the interior with two compartments, (fading, toning, losses to inlay), ht. 5 7/8, wd. 4 3/8, lg. 8 7/8 in. The front panel with applied lithograph paper scraps with fwather borders possibly replaced at a later time.