A pair of George III polygonal ivory and tortoiseshell tea caddies
Lot 75Y
A pair of George III decagonal ivory tortoiseshell and white metal inlaid tea caddies
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,816) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of George III decagonal ivory tortoiseshell and white metal inlaid tea caddies
The shaped divided lids inlaid with tortoiseshell lines and with articulated white metal handles enclosing foil lined interiors with lids and small turned ivory knob handles, one lid of later date, the reverse of the lids with later red velvet linings, the fronts with shaped escutcheons and vacant medallions with piqué work borders, 14cm wide, 8cm deep, 14cm high (5.5" wide, 3" deep, 5.5" high) (2)

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the description of this lot should read George III and later, as these have been extensively restored and have later elements.
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