George III Decagonal shaped tortoiseshell with tent top


Georgian period decagonal shaped tortoiseshell tent top tea caddy with each panel divided by very thin, delicate strips of ivory stringing , with a silver hinge. The front featuring a silver framed painted cameo , silver initial plaque and ornate escutcheon. The interior features two original lided compartments with traces of their original foil lining, and two tortoiseshell lids with turned ivory handles.


Circa:         1790

Period:       George III

Origin:       English


Stock #:      T100115-VHSS/140

Retail           $9,500.00


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