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Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Rare Green single Tortoiseshell Tea caddy with Ivory edging, silver initial plate and escutcheon.

The interior of this rare tea caddy features a bone handled lid and traces of it's original 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.

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

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

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Material Tortoiseshell, Ivory, Silver
Age C. 1790
Dimensions Width 5 in  (12.70 cm)   Depth 3.25 in  (8.25 cm)  
Height 4.50 in  (11.43 cm)