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English Regency-style Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy

Auction:
2067
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$1,495$1,300

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

English Regency-style Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy, late 19th century, bomb} sarcophagus shape, with silver plate cartouche to lid, stringing, and escutcheon, opening to velvet-lined lid and two lidded compartments with foil lining, with ivory banding to rim, raised on four celluloid ball feet, ht. 5 3/8, wd. 5 3/4, dp. 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Tea Caddy, Escutcheon, Sports, Teaware