Extremely Rare George III Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy


Rare tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with pressed tortoiseshell, basket weaved sides and pagoda top. Featuring silver stringing, escutcheon and cut steel faceted finial and ball feet.

The interior of this pressed tortoiseshell tea caddy contains a single tortoiseshell lid with bone handle and retains much of its original lining. This fabulous tea caddy comes complete with a fully working lock and key.

Circa:         1790

Period:       George III

Origin:       English


Stock #:      T100118-HHSS/140

Retail           $16, 500.00


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