S/3111 Antique Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy
A good quality small Regency tortoiseshell tea caddy, having a divided interior with two lids each fitted with bone knob handles. The rectangular caddy, with rounded corners and lines of pewter stringing, has a silver (white metal) vacant plaque on the lid, escutcheon, stop hinges and ball feet. The whole is in good condition, of a blond colour, has original patination and is fitted with a key.
6 in. (15 cm.) Wide
3½ in. (9 cm.) Deep
4¼ in. (11 cm.) High
English Circa 1810