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Tortoiseshell & Mother of Pearl Tea Caddy

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Antique serpentine tea caddy in dark figured tortoiseshell with mother of pearl panels on the front and top, with the top framed with abalone. Has ornate vacant silver initial plate to the top and shaped escutcheon to the front. This... Read More


SKU: 500974-TPGE Categories: ,
Dimensions 14 × 15 × 10 cm
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SKU 500974-TPGE

Description

Description

Antique serpentine tea caddy in dark figured tortoiseshell with mother of pearl panels on the front and top, with the top framed with abalone. Has ornate vacant silver initial plate to the top and shaped escutcheon to the front.

This delightful small Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy stands on four turned tagua nut feet. The interior has bone facings with two tortoiseshell lids sitting atop compartments which have traces of their original foil lining.

The tortoiseshell tea caddy comes complete with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

View our entire collection of tea caddies here.

All our items come with an authentication certificate with an image, as well as our latest catalogue, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this, our items come with 14 days no quibble money-back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

If you are purchasing Tortoiseshell or Ivory pieces and are outside the UK 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 30 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 14 × 15 × 10 cm
Country

Medium

, ,

Year

SKU 500974-TPGE