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Very Rare Late 18th Century George III Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Very Rare Late 18th Century George III Red Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

England

circa 1790

Extremely rare octagonal red tortoiseshell tea caddy with ivory edging and a silver escutcheon. The interior of this caddy has a bone handled lid and has traces of its original tin lining. The tea caddy was awarded an Interior Designer's Choice Award for 'House & Garden' in association with the BADA Fair, chosen by Martin Hulbert for its "colour, simplicity, good with contemporary items."

Important information below.

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.

Height 10.16cm (4 inches)

Width 11.43cm (4.5 inches)

Depth 8.89cm (3.5 inches)

Stock No: F1083

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