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Ivory Tea Caddy

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Height
14 cm (5 1/2")
Width
13.5 cm (5 1/4")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Stunning Decagonal Tented top Ivory & Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy.

This Tea Caddy has panels of Ivory that have tortoiseshell borders. It features a silver escutcheon, with the letters MMA, and an ornate silver handle.

Inside the Ivory tea caddy still has traces of its original tin lining and has a single floating lid with silver handle.

This super tea caddy also comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.


Important information below:

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.

More information on Tea Caddies can be found on our historypage.
Height
14 cm (5 1/2")
Width
13.5 cm (5 1/4")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Year
c. 1800
Medium
Tortoiseshell, Ivory, Silver
Country
United Kingdom