Tortoise Shell Boxes

19th Century French Napoleon III Black Lacquer Liqueur Caddy or Tantalus Crystal
19th Century French Napoleon III Black Lacquer ...
Antique 1860s French Napoleon III Barware
Bronze, Tortoise Shell, Lacquer, Crystal
This mid-19th century French Napoleon III period black lacquer tantalus or liqueur caddy, features bronze and tortoiseshell inlaid cartouches on the lid and doors. Additional bronze ...
Meiji Period Shibayama Kodansu 'Casket'
Meiji Period Shibayama Kodansu 'Casket'
Antique 1880s Japanese Showa More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Silver, Ivory, Tortoise Shell, Fruitwood
A superb Meiji period shibayama kodansu (casket), of typical rectangular form with a carrying handle and a door opening to reveal three drawers, each of the four sides and the top de...
Miniature Tortoiseshell Casket in the Shape of a Cassone
Miniature Tortoiseshell Casket in the Shape of ...
Antique 17th Century Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
A miniature tortoiseshell casket in the shape of a cassone; silver feet and mounts; delicately decorated with brass and mother of pearl pique work; Spanish or Spanish Colonial, circa...
19th Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Colored Bone Trinket Box
19th Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Shell and...
Antique Late 19th Century Indian Anglo Raj Jewelry Boxes
Bone, Tortoise Shell
Beautiful 19th century Anglo-Indian trinket box from circa 1880. The box is constructed of sandalwood but completely covered in the most gorgeous speckled faux blonde tortoiseshell ...
Important Silver & Viennese Enamel Mounted Tortoiseshell Jewelry Cabinet Box
Important Silver & Viennese Enamel Mounted Tort...
Antique 19th Century Austrian Renaissance Jewelry Boxes
Metal
Important Silver & Viennese enamel mounted repousse tortoiseshell jewelry cabinet box in the Renaissance style. Very large and impressive in size. This extraordinary, large ant...
English Regency Tortoiseshell and Mother-of-Pearl Hinged Glove Box, Circa 1840
English Regency Tortoiseshell and Mother-of-Pea...
Antique 1840s English William IV Decorative Boxes
Brass, Tortoise Shell, Mother-of-Pearl, Baize
English Regency hinged tortoiseshell and pie shaped mother-of-pearl glove box, with brass oval inlays, a lined baize interior, and resting on raised brass ball feet, Mid-19th century.
Gloves Box Gilded Bronze Tahan Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry
Gloves Box Gilded Bronze Tahan Napoleon III Bou...
Tahan Paris
Antique 1890s French Napoleon III Decorative Boxes
Brass, Bronze, Tortoise Shell
Gilt bronze gloves box stamped A. Tahan à Paris, circa Napoleon III decorated with Boulle marquetry. Velvet interior.
English Art Deco Crystal, Faux Tortoiseshell and Sterling Silver Pique Box
English Art Deco Crystal, Faux Tortoiseshell an...
Mappin & Webb
Early 20th Century English Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Silver, Crystal, Tortoise Shell
Measures: 5 ¼" wide; 1 3/4" long; 1 1/4" high Cut crystal vanity box with silver piqué inlaid faux tortoiseshell top. Impressed for 925 silver/ Birmingham/ 1917/ M & Wb. Piq...
Antique Tortoiseshell Jewelry Box
Antique Tortoiseshell Jewelry Box
Antique 1820s English Georgian Jewelry Boxes
Silk, Brass, Tortoise Shell
Antique tortoiseshell jewelry box with brass handles and ball feet. The outer surface is covered with bookmatched panels. The interior was newly relined.
19th Century Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box
19th Century Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and...
Antique Mid-19th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Jewelry Boxes
Bone, Tortoise Shell, Sandalwood
Stunning mid-19th century example of a Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam ring box of real quality. From circa 1840. Made in Vizagapatam, India, the box is made of sandalwood but complet...
Tortoiseshell and Lacquer Box, England, circa 1900
Tortoiseshell and Lacquer Box, England, circa 1900
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Decorative Boxes
Brass, Lacquer, Tortoise Shell, Wood
Tortoiseshell and lacquer box with brass inlay, circa 1900, England.
19th Century Tortoiseshell Box
19th Century Tortoiseshell Box
Antique 19th Century Victorian Decorative Boxes
Bone, Tortoise Shell
Wonderful old tortoiseshell box. One small chip on right side and old tape on the inside lid. I believe it was to hold the shell to the rim. Please see photos.
Tortoise Shell Decorative Box with Bun Feet
Antique 19th Century English Anglo-Indian Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Tortoise shell decorative box with bun feet. We have other boxes similar in form that would be a lovely collection.
Superb Blonde Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Brass, Tortoise Shell, Velvet, Wood
The epitome of Georgian elegance. Fine bow Front Design with a "dome" top. Original interior lids. Brass ball feet.
Rare Georgian Piqué Inlay Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell, Velvet, Wood, Abalone, Mother-of-Pearl
Magnificently inlaid petite florals adorn this exquisitely fashioned 200 years old caddy. This is an unusual form with scalloped front. Original interior lids.
Magnificent Grand Scale Regency Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell, Velvet, Glass, Wood
Finely figured and dramatic in scale. It is designed with a pagoda -like top and is raised upon ball feet. The interior hinged lids to the removable caddies are original. It also ...
Inlaid Regency Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell, Velvet, Wood, Mother-of-Pearl
Finely inlaid with mother-of-pearl and fashioned with a pagoda form top and bow front. The inlay features figures of birds, butterflies, and florals. The interior lids are original...
Superb Georgian Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell, Velvet, Wood
Lovely Regency form fashioned with a pagoda top and inverted lids. Beautiful contrast to veneers.
Engraved Tortoiseshell Music Box with French Re...
Antique Early 19th Century French Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
This finely engraved and inscribed tortoiseshell music box is a precious piece of French Revolution and Napoleonic history: given as a gift by the Duchess of Gdansk in 1837 to a neph...
Classic Tortoiseshell Box
Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Classic tortoiseshell box. Natural tortoiseshell box with brass hinge, retailed by JC Vickery Regent Street, England, late 19th century. Dimensions: 4" W x 2.63" L x 1.25" H.  
Fine Georgian Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Brass, Tortoise Shell
A superbly fashioned caddy with a pagoda-like crown. The interior lids are original.
Two Tortoise Shell Veneer Boxes
Antique 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
Two tortoise shell veneer boxes Comprising a rectangular box with square lift top cover, and a sewing box raised on bun feet Priced per box. (measure: 1.5" x 6" x 3") Taller box: 5...
Regency Period Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
Antique 1820s English Regency Tea Caddies
Velvet, Wood, Ivory, Tortoise Shell
Tortoiseshell tea caddy from the Regency period in England. Silver monogram plate on top and silver escutcheon on the front. The interior lid edge, box edge and knobs are ivory. Ther...
Tortoise Shell Box, France, 19th Century
Antique 19th Century French Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Cylindrical tortoiseshell box with floral decor and gold inlays.
18th Century Tortoise Shell Cutlery Case
Antique 18th Century English More Desk Accessories
Tortoise Shell
18th century tortoise shell cutlery case with knife and pair of chop sticks.
French Napoleon III "Boulle" Marquetry, Nacre a...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Very nice French Napoleon III "Boulle" marquetry, tortoise shell, nacre and gilded brass decorative gloves box. Restored by a cabinetmaker.
19th Century Tortoiseshell and Gilt Bronze Casket
Antique 1860s Decorative Boxes
Bronze, Tortoise Shell
An exceptionally fine tortoiseshell and gilt bronze casket of waisted Bombay form. With original gilt bronze mounts all now patinated. In a quite exceptional condition.   
Rare Perfume Box Boulle Marquetry and Crystal B...
André-Charles Boulle
Antique 1870s French Napoleon III Decorative Boxes
Crystal, Brass, Bronze, Bone, Tortoise Shell
Rare perfume set in Boulle marquetry with five noble materials in Napoleon III style. With its four original crystal perfume bottles. Boulle style marquetry with inlays of brass, b...

19th Century Sterling Silver & Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy, Hallmarked Chester, 1897

By Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders and James Francis Hollings Shepherd
19th Century Sterling Silver & Tortoiseshell Te...
Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders and James Francis Hollings Shepherd
Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Tea Caddies
Sterling Silver, Tortoise Shell
The tortoiseshell panelled exterior fronted by a sterling silver label noting 'Tea' in Gothic script, rising to squared shoulders centred by a sterling silver cap overtop a conformin...
Snuffbox, England, circa 1800
Antique Early 1800s English Neoclassical Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Oval-round snuffbox, tortoiseshell with gold incrustations.  
18th Century Walnut Wooden and Tortoise Shell S...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Walnut
18th century snuffbox Title "Le Patre" Walnut wooden box and Tortoise shell inside the snuffbox Beautiful detailed cut scenery of the father standing against the tree Sheep's and c...
19th Century English Regency Tortoiseshell Tea ...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
This is an English Regency tea caddy in excellent condition with good color and form. The contoured top contains a small central pewter plate, and lifts to reveal a double compartmen...
Fine Georgian Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Bone, Tortoise Shell, Glass, Wood
An over scaled fine English caddy. Magnificent proportions.
Antique Regency Blonde Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
A rare late Regency period blonde tortoiseshell tea caddy having pagoda top and silver strung decoration enclosing tortoiseshell lidded interior with original paper foil lining.
Antique Blonde English Cattle Bone 1790 Tortois...
Antique 1790s English Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
Antique blonde English cattle bone 1790 tortoiseshell tea caddy box, Skeleton lock no key, with special compartment lid for you to store the tea or whatever. Red velvet lining is fad...
French Walnut Tea Caddy with Tortoise Inlay
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Antique Late 19th Century French George III Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
French walnut tea caddy with tortoise inlay, circa 1890. This handcrafted rectangular walnut tea caddy has a gorgeous tan tortoise inlay with a cast brass-lifting handle. The lid ...
Mexican Tortoiseshell and Pen-Engraved Cabinet
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Antique 17th Century North American Spanish Colonial Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Mexican cabinet. Made of tortoiseshell, pen-engraved and wood. Possible Oaxaca or Puebla, 17th century.
19th Century English Tortoiseshell Box 1820 Got...
Antique Early 19th Century English Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell
English 1820 tortoiseshell box with a Gothic Look. Excellent condition, and simply fab. Opens and closes perfectly, and has a Navy blue lining inside. The tortoise shell is embossed ...
18th Century Montesquieu Portrait Tortoiseshell...
Jacques Joseph de Gault
Antique 18th Century French Neoclassical Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes
Gold, Enamel, Tortoise Shell
An exquisite miniature of French philosopher Charles Montesquieu graces the lid of this tortoiseshell-lined snuff box. The handsome portrait was fashioned by the renowned Jacques-Jos...
Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Jewelry Box in Fi...
André-Charles Boulle
Antique 1870s French Napoleon III Decorative Boxes
Brass, Tortoise Shell, Mother-of-Pearl
Superb jewelry box, in Boule marquetry style with five different inlaid: brass, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, bones. Beautiful ornaments. Totally restored in a excellent conditi...
Gilt Bronze and Tortoiseshell Chest, 18th Century
Antique Late 18th Century European Neoclassical Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Bronze
Late 18th century chest Wood, gold bronze and hawksbill. Chest made at the end of the 18th century, with a wooden structure composed of a prismatic base and a vaulted cover, articu...
19th Century English Regency Tortoiseshell Tea ...
Antique 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
Regency Period Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with Bun Feet and Two (2) Compartments, England 19th Century
Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Bronze Tortoisesh...
André-Charles Boulle
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Jewelry Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Mahogany, Bronze, Brass, Wood
Gorgeous jewel or decorative box, used as a glove box by that time. Made in Boulle Marquetry style using five splendid noble veneered materials as brass and tortoiseshell in differen...
Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Tortoiseshell Jew...
André-Charles Boulle
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Jewelry Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Fabric, Brass, Bronze, Wood
Very chic jewel or decoration box in Boulle style decorated with brass and tortoise shell marquetry with splendid gilt bronze ornamentations in its original gilt golden state. An or...
Napoleon III Boulle Marquetry Style Big Jewelry...
André-Charles Boulle
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Jewelry Boxes
Bronze, Tortoise Shell, Pewter, Brass, Wood
Big size elegant jewelry box in Boulle style brass, dark tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and pewter ornaments, Napoleon III style, France, circa 1875, in an excellent general conditio...
Fine Georgian Tea Caddy
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Bone, Tortoise Shell, Wood
Classic dome form with shell cartouche on its lid.
Early 19th Century English Regency Tortoiseshel...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
Regency period tortoiseshell tea caddy with skirted base and bun feet, England, early 19th century.
19th Century Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
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Antique 1830s English George IV Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
Wonderful tortoiseshell Serpentine front Tea Caddy. Each section divided with pewter stringing. Standing on tague nut feet with twin lidded compartments with bone knobs. Silver escut...

Tortoiseshell Tea Canister with Sterling Silver Lid and "Tea" Mount 19th Century

By Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders and James Francis Hollings Shepherd
Tortoiseshell Tea Canister with Sterling Silver...
Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders and James Francis Hollings Shepherd
Antique 19th Century British Victorian Tea Caddies
Sterling Silver, Tortoise Shell
Tortoiseshell and silver tea caddy with inverted sides having a engraved applied silver mount with the word Tea on the front. This delightful collectable tea caddy is hallmarked Ches...
Rare Antique Red Tortoiseshell and Silver Oval ...
Antique 18th Century British George II Tea Caddies
Silver, Tortoise Shell
Very rare, striking red tortoiseshell and silver oval tea caddy with beautifully engraved solid silver edging, escutcheon and ring pull handle. The silver edge on the opening of the...
Napoleon III Tortoiseshell Casket, circa 1870
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Antique 1870s French Louis XIV Jewelry Boxes
Tortoise Shell
Napoleon III gilt bronze-mounted and tortoiseshell casket France, circa 1870. In Louis XIV style, rectangular top centred by a loop handle opening to reveal a silk lined interior, t...
Maitland-Smith Tessilated Tortoise Square Shell...
Maitland Smith
Vintage 1970s Philippine Modern Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Wood
This lovely and unusual hinged square box by Maitland -Smith with four black lacquered wood ball feet is tessellated tortoise shell. It has a black velvet lining. The chrome applied ...
Exceptional Late 18th Century English Tea Caddy...
Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Tea Caddies
Tortoise Shell
An exceptional quality late 18th century English octagonal tea caddy in tortoise shell with a reverse painted allegorical lozenge on the front. Excellent overall condition, with some...
Faux Tessellated Tortoiseshell Mother-of-Pearl ...
Maitland Smith
20th Century American Hollywood Regency Jewelry Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Mother-of-Pearl
Vintage jewelry box in faux tessellated tortoise shell with mother-of-pearl and Abolone shell edge, circa 1970s. Simple, elegant and unique.
Mid-19th Century Wooden Coffer Inlaid with Moth...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Jewelry Boxes
Brass, Tortoise Shell, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood
Sizeable rectangular, wooden coffer with its key. The blackened wood is inlaid with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, and brass. The lid and the main face of the box are richly decorat...
Large Art Deco Tortoiseshell Oval Box with Silv...
Collett & Anderson
Vintage 1920s English Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Tortoise Shell, Silver
A large oval tortoiseshell box. The rounded lid and the curved sides all finely worked in excellent condition. The silver hinge is hall marked and so the box can be dated accurately ...
Regency Starburst Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
Antique 19th Century British Regency Boxes
Silver, Bone, Tortoise Shell
Stunning Regency starburst pressed bow fronted Tortoiseshell tea caddy, with silver initial plate to the centre of the star burst front and silver plated ball feet and finial and sil...
Tortoiseshell Snuff Box with Micomosaic and Gol...
Antique 1820s Italian Restauration Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes
Stone
Rectangular snuff box in brown tortoiseshell and gold. The interior of the box is entirely lined with gold. The hinged lid is decorated with a rectangular micromosaic featuring a vie...
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