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Mother of Pearl Tea Caddy

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Mother of Pearl Tea Caddy

Very rare and exceptional octagonal mother of pearl tented top Tea Caddy. Each panel is engraved and separated with thin strips of engraved silver stringing, including the shield shaped escutcheon.
The front has an exquisite oval porcelain portrait of a genteel lady and two turtle doves (traditionally known as a symbol of love & devotion). Further engraved silver stringing surrounds this beautiful portrait.
The caddy edge has a horn surround & facings, and a silver looped ornate handle to the top. Interior contains a single floating lid and traces of the original foil lining.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £65
International £85

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Material Mother of Pearl
Age C. 1790
Dimensions Width 2.75 in  (6.98 cm)   Depth 4 in  (10.16 cm)  
Height 4.75 in  (12.06 cm)  

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