Mark Goodger

Georgian Oval Tortoiseshell & Silver Tea Caddy

£8,500.00

Small oval tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with applied pressed silver with a rippled design. The front has an ornate silver escutcheon. The tortoiseshell & silver tea caddy interior contains most of its original tin lining with a rippled silver surround incorporating... Read More

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SKU: 64dc0cba09b1 Categories: , ,
Dimensions 8 × 10.5 cm
Year

c. 1790

Medium

Tortoiseshell, Silver

Country

United Kingdom

Description

Description

Small oval tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with applied pressed silver with a rippled design. The front has an ornate silver escutcheon. The tortoiseshell & silver tea caddy interior contains most of its original tin lining with a rippled silver surround incorporating the hinge, and a single floating tortoiseshell lid with silver ball handle which rests on the tea to keep it fresh.

This delightful little Oval tea caddy comes with a fully functional lock & tasselled key.

Important information below.

If you are purchasing Tortoiseshell 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.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 8 × 10.5 cm
Year

c. 1790

Medium

Tortoiseshell, Silver

Country

United Kingdom