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Georgian Conch Shell Inlaid Octagonal Tea Caddy

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Reference
500047 - 371305
Height
13 cm (5")
Width
22.5 cm (8 3/4")
Depth
13.5 cm (5 1/4")
Antique Octagonal tea caddy with conch shell inlay to the top, with chequered edging with satinwood cross banding and oval shaped bone escutcheon. Surrounding the front edge is a herring bone inlay coloured boxwood inlays with the base having a tulipwood cross banding.

The Georgian tea caddy interior features two turned bone handled lidded compartments with most of their original foil lining.

This tea caddy comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key. The key must be turned clockwise to unlock.

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.
Height
13 cm (5")
Width
22.5 cm (8 3/4")
Depth
13.5 cm (5 1/4")
Period
George III
Year
Circa 1790
Medium
Wood, Bone
Country
United Kingdom
Provenance
Formed part of a huge collection by antique box dealer from the 1970s.