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Antique Pressed Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Antique Pressed Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Tortoiseshell tea caddy has stunningly shaped sides which are beautifully decorated with pressed tortoiseshell flower garlands, each panel being separated by thin silver stringing. The silver stringing continues to the plinth base which has four turned bone feet.

The interior of this rare tea caddy features a single tortoiseshell lid with bone handle and traces of the original lining.

This exquisite pressed tortoiseshell tea caddy comes complete with fully working lock and tasselled key.

Dia 11cm x H 15.5cm

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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Material Tortoiseshell, Ivory, Silver
Age C. 1815
Height 6 in  (15.24 cm)   Diameter 4.25 in  (10.79 cm)