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Fine Regency George IV Period Tortoiseshell & Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tea Caddy

Fine Regency George IV Period Tortoiseshell & Mother of Pearl Inlaid Tea Caddy

English

circa 1815

The top is crisply inlaid with floral mother of pearl patterns and sterling silver borders. The tea caddy top is chamfered with a sarcophagus rectangular form and a silver escutcheon. The front is profusely inlaid with flowers and foliage and features birds which is rarely seen on this style of inlay. The interior is fitted with ivory borders and two lidded compartments and the caddy stands on the original ivory ball feet. The tea caddy is in excellent condition and is a very fine example.

Height 15.00cm (5.91 inches)

Width 19.00cm (7.48 inches)

Depth 12.00cm (4.72 inches)

Stock No: F1181

£5000.00

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