FINE 18th CENTURY TORTOISESHELL TEA CADDY

Price: Ā£1950
Stock No. 5085/k

A very fine quality late 18th century tortoiseshell TEA CADDY in lovely original condition. Of cube shape with canted corners, it features the iconic silver “bow handle” to the lid and shaped silver escutcheon to the front, whilst below is a charming hand-painted miniature set within an engraved silver frame. It opens to reveal the original lid and most of the original lead lining remains intact. A rare and charming tea caddy.

circa 1785-1795

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