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Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

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Green Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Rare octagonal Green Tortoiseshell Tea caddy with Ivory edging, silver stringing and silver engraved initial plate and escutcheon.

The interior of this rare tea caddy has two green tortoiseshell lids with bone handles and a velvet lined lid.

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, Bone, Velvet
Age C. 1800
Dimensions Width 7.25 in  (18.41 cm)   Depth 4 in  (10.16 cm)  
Height 4.25 in  (10.79 cm)  

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