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Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Rare dome shaped twin Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy inlaid with pewter string segmenting the tortoiseshell panels silver plate escutcheon, ball feet and finial.

The interior of the tea caddy has two green tortoiseshell lids with turned bone handles, has its original red velvet lined lid and still has most of its original tin lining.

This wonderful Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy comes with 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, Velvet, Bone, Silver plate
Age C. 1790
Dimensions Width 7 in  (17.78 cm)   Depth 3.50 in  (8.89 cm)  
Height 6.50 in  (16.51 cm)