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Tortoiseshell & Ivory Tea Caddy

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Height
13 cm (5")
Width
13 cm (5")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Tortoiseshell & Ivory Tented Top Tea Caddy with Ivory edging, pewter stringing and having unusual inverted shaped cants which makes this striking tortoiseshell tea caddy stand out from the crowd!

The interior of this rare tea caddy has Ivory facings, a single lid with bone handle and still has most of its tin lining.

This wonderful unusual Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy comes with a fully working lock & 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
13 cm (5")
Width
13 cm (5")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Year
c. 1800
Medium
Tortoiseshell, Ivory, Bone
Country
United Kingdom