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Tortoiseshell and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Tea Caddy

Auction:
2183
Lot:
811
Sold for:
$1,058$900

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Tortoiseshell and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Tea Caddy, late 19th century, rectangular with clipped corners, the slightly domed lid inlaid with silver metal fillets, and mother of pearl flowering vine, opening to two lidded foil lined wells, raised on wooden ball feet, wd. 8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Pearl Inlaid Tea Caddy, silver metal fillets, Tea caddy, Teaware