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19th Century English Tortoise Shell Tea Caddy


19th century English tortoise shell tea caddy with roof-form lid and bun feet. The fitted interior with two unlined compartments for tea, each lid is tortoise with bone pulls. Interior base and lid are both lined with bone. The lid with green velvet backing. Sterling silver escutcheon and monogram plate.


  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Early 19th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 5.50 in. x W 7.25 in. x D 5 in.

    H 13.97 cm x W 18.42 cm x D 12.7 cm

  • Seller location
    Dallas, TX
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