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Georgian Blonde Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

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Exquisite blonde tented top tortoiseshell tea caddy with bone edges and stringing. The top features a beautiful sterling silver handle. The interior features two tortoiseshell lids with bone handles and still contains traces of its original foil lining. This tortoiseshell tea caddy comes with a fully working lock and tasseled key. 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. Shipping cost: United Kingdom £25. Europe £45. International £65.

Details

  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent. Fantastic Tea Caddy in original condition, one for the collector or for the decorator to enhance the piece of furniture with Georgian elegance. .
  • Dimensions

    H 5.5 in. x W 6.5 in. x D 4 in.

    H 13.97 cm x W 16.51 cm x D 10.16 cm

  • Seller location
    Northampton, GB
  • Reference number
    LU97044772803

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    Returns can be initiated within 14 days of delivery by contacting 1stdibs.

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