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Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Rare red oval tortoiseshell tea caddy with simple applied reeded silver all round. The front of this red Georgian tortoiseshell tea caddy has an elegantly shaped and applied engraved silver key profile.

The red tortoiseshell tea caddy interior has boxwood facings, a single floating lid with bone handle and original tin lining. Silver is unmarked.

This rare red tortoiseshell oval tea caddy comes complete with fully working lock and tasselled key.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, as well as our latest catalogue, how to look after your antique booklet, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for shipping.

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
United States £65
Rest of World £85

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Material Tortoiseshell, silver, wood
Age C. 1790
Dimensions Width 6.50 in  (16.51 cm)   Depth 4.75 in  (12.06 cm)  
Height 5 in  (12.70 cm)