Mark Goodger

Regency Starburst Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

£4,500.00

Stunning Regency Starburst pressed bow fronted Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy, with silver initial plate to the centre of the star burst front and silver-plated ball feet & finial and silver ball feet. The interior lid has a purple silk lid with... Read More

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SKU: 269a25f483a8 Categories: ,
Dimensions 10.5 × 18 cm
Year

c. 1820

Medium

Tortoiseshell, Silver, Bone

Country

United Kingdom

Provenance

This tea caddy was exhibited at the East India Company, 7/8 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2XF

Description

Description

Stunning Regency Starburst pressed bow fronted Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy, with silver initial plate to the centre of the star burst front and silver-plated ball feet & finial and silver ball feet.

The interior lid has a purple silk lid with the base having two Tortoiseshell lidded compartments with turned bone knobs, the interior still retains eighty percent of its tin lining.

Tortoiseshell Tea caddy comes with a fully working lock & tasselled key.

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When the tea caddy is positioned to catch the light the radiating starburst panel is simply stunning which compliments the shining silver balls and initial plate.

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.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 10.5 × 18 cm
Year

c. 1820

Medium

Tortoiseshell, Silver, Bone

Country

United Kingdom

Provenance

This tea caddy was exhibited at the East India Company, 7/8 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2XF