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Carlsbad Souvenir Tea Caddy

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A 19th century tea caddy edged with nickel and clad with cushion-cut stone tiles; a souvenir of Carlsbad, circa 1870. Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) is a spa town in the west Bohemia region of the Czech Republic. Its numerous thermal springs have made it a popular resort since the 19th century. The riverside spa district is home to several colonnades with columned walkways. Each has a unique character flaunting various architectural styles and an intriguing history. In a sense, these promenade halls have come to symbolize this city, famous for its curative hot springs and founded by Holy Roman Emperor and Bohemian King Charles IV in 1370. A magnet for famous personalities including Russian Czar Peter the Great and composer Ludwig van Beethoven.

5 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in 

 

Item Code: 2541

£ 1400

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