**Regency Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy circa 1820, navette-form, cartouches inlaid with acorns and shell; H4 3/4" W7 1/4" D4 1/2"
Provenance: Estate of Donald Stuart Russell
Other Notes: Donald Stuart Russell (1906-1998) was a South Carolina attorney who served as Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1945-1947), President of the University of South Carolina (1952-1957), Governor of South Carolina (1963-1965), United States Senator from South Carolina (1965-1966), United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina (1966-1971) and the United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1971-1998). During his lifetime Russell wisely invested in banks, insurance, and utility companies. At the time of his death his estate was valued over $30 million.
Missing lid stays and divide. Scuffs and scratches consistent with age and use. Minor finish imperfections, and interior foil losses.
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