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Antique Oval Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

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Reference
500411TRCE
Height
11 cm (4 1/4")
Width
12.5 cm (5")
Depth
6.5 cm (2 1/2")
Antique and very rare elliptical shaped striking figured tortoiseshell tea caddy with domed peek top with a central line if ivory stringing seprating the tortoiseshell. Its embellished with more Ivory banding around base, edging and facings. The front escutcheon and initial plate replicate the oval elliptical design of the tea caddy and both are made of sterling silver and monogrammed with initials "WLB"

The interior of the eplliptical antique tortoiseshell tea caddy has most of its original foil lining and comes with a fully functional lock and replaced tasselled key.

Another rare example not seen or handled by us before, one for the true collector or someone who likes unique pieces of art.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

If you are purchasing Tortoiseshell or Ivory pieces and are outside the E.U. you must have a CITES certificate in order to import the item into your country. We can obtain these on your behalf at a cost of £50 and these can take up to 14 working days to arrive at our office . Due to the strict exporting rules of these pieces, they may also come with further shipping costs. Please ensure you contact us prior to purchase for a quote.
Height
11 cm (4 1/4")
Width
12.5 cm (5")
Depth
6.5 cm (2 1/2")
Period
GEORGIAN
Year
1815
Medium
Tortoiseshell, Ivory, Silver
Country
United Kingdom
Collections
GENTLEMANS COLLECTION