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Another very rare type of painted caddy is in the form of an 18th century house.

These on account of the fragility of the material are now very rare.

By the last decades of the 18th century the philosophical, stylistic and financial certainties of the mid eighteenth century were already undermined by exposure to different cultures.

Improved transport and trade changed both cultural perceptions and social structures.

Often well figured wood was only enhanced with an edging and a small handle in the centre.