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Tortoiseshell and Silver Tea Caddy

£ 4,950

Height
18 cm (7")
Width
18 cm (7")
Depth
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Antique tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with elegant panels separated by fine silver stringing with, with a silver plated ball finial to the top. The front has a vacant initial plate framed by engraved silver laurel, and stands on four silver plated ball feet.

The tortoiseshell tea caddy interior features two turned bone handled tortoiseshell lids which sit on top of two compartments, each with traces of their original tin foil lining.

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.
Height
18 cm (7")
Width
18 cm (7")
Depth
10.5 cm (4 1/4")
Year
c. 1820
Medium
Tortoiseshell, Silver, Bone
Country
United Kingdom