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Boxes / Caddys >> MID 19TH C TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY

A Mid-19th Century pagoda-topped tortoiseshell tea caddy, the lid with radiating veneer, the centre panel inlaid with Mother-of-Pearl leaves and flower heads. The body with good Mother-of-Pearl inlays of flowers and leaves, the centre with a key hole escutcheon, and the base with a canted base moulding. The interior with two lidded tea compartments, the lids with ring-decorated button handles. The whole on four ball feet.

Requires some restoration.


Height 6 inches; Width 8 inches; Depth 5 inches.


c. 1850

Measurements :

Ref: 0001699

Price: £775

MID 19TH C TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY

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