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


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 Chester by silversmiths Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd. Important information below. If you are purchasing tortoiseshell pieces and are outside the E.U. you must have a CITES Certificate in order to import the item into your country.


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    H 3.5 in. x W 3 in. x D 2.25 in.

    H 8.89 cm x W 7.62 cm x D 5.72 cm

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    Northampton, GB
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