19th century, black lacquered papier mache; black octagonal Chinese Export tea caddy with gilt florals and genre scenes on paw feet; the interior fitted with two foliate chased containers; letter box with gilt Greek key border, foliate accents and three glass sides. Approx. of the tea caddy, w. 10.125", h. 6", d. 7". Provenance: From the Estate of Mrs. Sally Connally Hardie, Atlanta, Georgia. Connolly was a charity campaigner and philanthropist, Councilwoman for the National Trust for Scotland from 1978-1995 (the last ten years serving on the Executive board), and member of the Court of St. Andrews University from 1987-1995. A native Atlantan, Connolly's great-great-grandfather David Connally was one of the first settlers to obtain land in the city and her great-grandfather Joseph E. Brown was the governor of Georgia during the American Civil War.