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George III Blonde Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

George III Blonde Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy



circa 1790 - 1800

The octagonal shaped domed caddy top is inlaid with sterling silver stringing and a scrolled silver handle. The tortoiseshell is inlaid with bone and the top opens to reveal the original lids and interior. The body of the tea caddy has a sterling silver escutcheon and figured blonde panels to all eight sides.

Important information:
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.


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Height 15.50cm (6.1 inches)

Width 17.00cm (6.69 inches)

Depth 10.00cm (3.94 inches)

Stock No: 11066


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