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Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Small single vibrant red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with Ivory edging, vacant oval silver initial plate and delicate Ivory key profile.

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

This wonderful Red 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
Age C. 1780
Dimensions Width 3.25 in  (8.25 cm)   Depth 3.25 in  (8.25 cm)  
Height 3.25 in  (8.25 cm)