An early Victorian tortoiseshell serpentine fronted tea caddy
Lot 153
An early Victorian tortoiseshell serpentine fronted tea caddy
Sold for £1,081 (US$ 1,816) inc. premium
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An early Victorian tortoiseshell serpentine fronted tea caddy
With canted corners, inlaid with pewter lines and with ivory edges, the hinged cushion lid with a shaped plaque monogrammed 'G.E.L.L.', concealing a divided interior with two blond tortoiseshell veneered lids, each with a mother-of-pearl floret handle, on a canted conforming shaped base and vegetable ivory squashed bun feet, 21cm, with key.

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