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Gothic pressed Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Gothic pressed Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Pressed octagonal Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with fabulous gothic arches on all sides, pagoda top with ivory finial, silver stringing and escutcheons. Standing on four silvered ball feet.

The interior features a single tortoiseshell lid with bone handle, when removed reveals two compartments and traces of its original foil lining.

This exquisite antique pressed gothic tortoiseshell tea caddy has 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.

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

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Material Tortoiseshell, Silver, Ivory
Age C. 1815
Dimensions Width 5.50 in  (13.97 cm)   Depth 5.50 in  (13.97 cm)  
Height 7.50 in  (19.05 cm)