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Antique Harlequin Tea Caddy


Antique Harlequin Tea Caddy

(This tea caddy is currently on display at “A Tea Journey: from Mountain to the Table ” at Compton Verney until the 22nd september.)

This exquisite and extremely rare Antique Harlequin Tea Caddy is veneered in Ivory & Tortoiseshell diamonds with stained green Ivory edging and having Gold escutcheon & swing handle to the lid.

The interior of the Harlequin tea caddy is faced with green stained Ivory, has a floating lid again with a small Gold handle to replicate the exterior and has most of its original tin lining.

The Harlequin Tea Caddy Comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

More information on Tea Caddies can be found on our history page.

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.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
International £65

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Age C. 1790
Dimensions Width 4.50 in  (11.43 cm)   Depth 3 in  (7.62 cm)  
Height 4.50 in  (11.43 cm)