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

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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.

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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.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    3.5 in. H x 3 in. W x 2.25 in. D
    9 cm H x 8 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU97048644973
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Located in Northampton, United Kingdom

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